John Thomas Gray - died in Christ July 22, 2009 Born December 11, 1918 to John P and Eliza E Gray of Lawrence, MA. He is survived by his wife Mickey, sons John and Keith, 6 grandchildren and 4 great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Doug in January. John served in the US Army AirCorp as a radioman on a B-25 during WWII. After the war he began a 30 year career with JC Penney which moved him from Michigan to California. Upon retiring from JC Penney he and Mickey traveled extensively after opening a Gallery/Frame Shop in Ojai, CA. John was a Rotarian and very active in community affairs in Ojai. In 1992, John and Mickey moved to Tucson, AZ. He became the volunteer Director at Tucson Association for the Blind for 9 years until he lost partial vision. After leaving TAB, he continued to volunteer for Northwest Medical Center until he lost his total vision. A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, August 7, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 N. Oracle Rd, Catalina, AZ. A reception will follow at Quail Ridge Estates, 15301 N. Oracle RD, Catalina, AZ. The family wishes to thank the staff and residents of Desert Palms Assisted Living for their loving care.