Kathleen Murray(1945 - 2014)

Kathleen Ann Murray MOORESVILLE - Kathleen Ann Murray, 69, passed away peacefully at her home in Mooresville, North Carolina, on May 10th, 2014. She was born on February 1, 1945, in Waterloo, Iowa. She grew up with her parents, the late Russell Murray and the late Betty Murray, in San Diego, California. She had a long career as a librarian. Most recently, she was the Librarian/Media Specialist for Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School, Charlotte, North Carolina, where she was recognized for the passion and professionalism she brought to the students, faculty and staff of the school. Previously Kathleen was a librarian at Queens University of Charlotte and the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Before becoming a librarian, she taught English at the college level and served in the Peace Corps teaching English and Social Studies in Malaysia. Kathleen earned a Masters Degree in Library Studies from Rutgers University where she achieved a perfect 4.0 grade average and was selected for the Beta Phi Mu Honor Society. She also earned a Master of Arts Degree in American Studies from San Diego State University, and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley. She was a graduate of Point Loma High School in San Diego. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Fred O. Rasmussen, a retired university instructor and researcher who resides in Mooresville, North Carolina. She is also survived by three sisters and two brothers residing in San Diego, California: Sister Margaret Murray, Ms. Jane Murray-Heins, Ms. Lynn Murray, Mr. James Murray and Mr. Kevin Murray. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, North Carolina, is serving the Murray family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

Funeral Home

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home
494 E. PLAZA DRIVE HWY 150 Mooresville, NC 28115-0977
(704) 664-3363

Published in Charlotte Observer on May 13, 2014