Gene Beley, the author of the unauthorised biography entitled Ray Bradbury Uncensored! wrote a remembrance of Ray recently. Gene recounts how he first spoke to Ray, after he posted an ad in a Waukegan newspaper asking "Ray Bradbury, where is your past?" The full article is online here.
Gene's previous writings on Bradbury include this report (with photos) on Ray's 2009 birthday party.
Ray Bradbury Uncensored! is available from iUniverse and various online bookstores.