Murray, Linda J. LAKELAND, Fla. Linda J. Murray, 57, of Lakeland, passed away on December 9, 2012. She was feisty and strong willed as she fought her battle with cancer. She was born in Troy on November 8, 1955, and is survived by her parents, Joan and Jim Murray of Latham; she is the sister of Helayne (Dan) Wright of Cohoes; aunt of Kevin (Carrie) Wright (and sons, Griffin and Duncan) of Brooklyn, Kristin Savoy (and daughter, Ashley) of Troy, Matthew Wright of Mechanicville and Melissa Wright of New York City. She was a 1973 graduate of Shaker High School and a 1975 graduate of Albany Business College. She was the executive assistant to the Nassau County executive for more than 20 years and most recently was human resources manager for Cam Connection in Lakeland until her death. Linda was an avid New York Mets fan and loved her dog, Gizmo, and her backyard birds. Services are private. Contributions in memory of Linda may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 320 W. Main St., Lakeland, FL 33815.