Michael R. Gray
Prospect - Michael R. Gray, age 49, died at home on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Michael was employed for a number of years as a computer programmer at the American Printing House for the Blind where he was a stickler for coding simplicity and thorough annotation. He earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics at the University of Louisville and a master's degree in computer science at the UofL J.B. Speed School of Engineering. As a child, Michael was known for his proficiency in solving the Rubik's cube in any starting combination, programming his Apple IIe computer for various esoteric mathematical tasks, and his love of the family pets, cats Bitte and Oliver, and Kerry blue terrier, Tippy. Michael was predeceased by his mother, Karen Roessler Gray. He is survived by a loving family including his father, Robert D. Gray, sister Robin Carroll (Chuck), nieces Shelby Murphy (Nick) and Melanie Carroll, nephew Andrew Carroll, great-niece Charlotte Murphy, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. The family would like to acknowledge the supportive friendship of Michael's best friend going back to elementary school, Kenneth Mudd. Michael will be interred next to his mother in Cave Hill Cemetery in a private ceremony. In view of Covid restrictions, there will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, friends may wish to contribute to their favorite charity.
Published by Courier-Journal from Mar. 16 to Mar. 17, 2021.