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Obituary for Marjorie Gray

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Marjorie Gray

November 17, 1920 - November 8, 2012

Marjorie Salisbury GrayMarjorie Gray passed away peacefully on November 8, 2012. She was born in Havensville, Kansas on November 17, 1920. She had completed all but the last year of public schooling in Manhattan, Kansas when she moved with her parents to Rawlins, Wyoming in 1937. There, she completed her senior year in high school, graduating from RHS in 1938. In 1940, Miss Salisbury enrolled in the Lamar Junior College, Lamar, Colorado. After completing a year of business training, she returned to Rawlins and was employed by the Carbon County Rating Union. On January 15, 1942, she was married to Loren Gray of Sinclair. She remained in Rawlins during WWII while her husband was on active duty. Two children were born in Rawlins, Sharon in 1943 and Donald in 1947. She was active in the Masonic Daughters of the Nile, and was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church while in Rawlins. In 1964, her husband was transferred and the family moved to Utah. They remained in Utah after retirement, residing in South Ogden. Marjorie is survived by her husband Loren; daughter, Sharon Newton, son-in-law, Paul Newton; daughter-in-law, Lauri Gray; three grandsons; and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Donald. Per her wishes, family services and interment will be held in Rawlins, Wyoming. Services under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary. Please send us your condolences and a memory at


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Born: November 17, 1920
Died: November 8, 2012

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Jeane Channel posted on 11/18/12

Dear Larry, we are heartsick at learning of your loss. What a beautiful picture of Marg. Our thought and prayers are with you and your family. Ray and Jeane ChannelP