Obituary of Nancy Gray
July 28, 2014
Nancy G. Gray passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 surrounded by her family after a long battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. She was 70.
A service will be at 11 a.m., Wed., July 30 at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, 459 Hallow Way in Nevada City. For those who would like to attend, the burial is at Deer Creek Cemetery located at 10580 Red Dog Road in Nevada City immediately following the service, otherwise the family invites you to a Celebration of Nancy’s Life at the Elk’s Lodge located at 518 Highway 49, Nevada City, CA.
Nancy was born on May 27, 1944 in Berkeley, Calif. to Ralph (Raul) and Olga Miranda. She was a graduate of Albany High class of 1961. She was a long time resident of Pinole, Calif. before relocating to Grass Valley, Calif. in 1999. Nancy loved her grandchildren, cooking, craftwork, gardening, classic cars, collecting pigs and entertaining her family and friends. She was a member of the Roamin Angels Car Club in Grass Valley, Red Hat Society Downieville Dames, ECV Widder 1849 in Downieville, Naomi Parlor #36, Native Daughters of the Golden West in Downieville, Honorary Bonneville Bad Babe and The Dianians.
Beloved wife of Bob Gray, loving mother of Coren and Danny Quick, Robert Gray and Robin and Greg Chaloner, beloved Gammie to Kyleigh Quick, Jaxson and Jacob Chaloner, sister to Janet Hiatt, sister-in-law to Ray Hiatt and Marilyn Granholt, nephew and nieces, she was also known as a second mom to many.
She was preceded in death by her parents and numerous beloved pets.
Anybody and everybody that knew her always felt her warm embrace even though she was going through a tough time. She always put everyone first ahead of herself and made sure you were well taken care of. The world has a lost an amazing woman and heaven has gained a beautiful angel.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202, in the memory of Nancy Gray.