Wray, 60, of 85 Grubb Hill Road, Danville, PA, passed away Thursday, October
28, 2010, at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey, PA. He was born
January 14, 1950 in Danville, PA, the son of Lewis P. and Veda A.
was a 1967 graduate of Danville High School, followed by a short stint at
Bloomsburg University and 4 years serving with the United States Air Force
in Dayton, Ohio, maintaining B-52 bombers. Gideon received his Bachelors
Degree in Business from Penn State University in 1975. In 1981 Gideon
received his MBA Degree from Bloomsburg University. He earned his CPA in
1997. Gideon was employed as an assistant accounting professor with the
Business and Computer School at Pennsylvania College of Technology in
Williamsport, PA, and was previously employed as an accounting professor at
Bloomsburg University as well as having been a partner in Wray Associates.
survived by his wife of 12 years, Rita M. Schechter Wray, whom he married
October 18, 1998, and one step-daughter, Michaela R. Bench of Falls Church,
VA. Also surviving is one sister, Dorothy A. Gardner and her husband, John,
of Holcomb, NY. He was preceded in death by his brother, Lewis V. Wray, Sr.
on January 19, 2007. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews.
was a member of Stonington Baptist Church in Stonington, PA. He was a
member of Danville-Mahoning Lodge #224 F & AM where he served as Worshipful
Master in 1988 and in 1991.
enjoyed traveling, reading, socializing with friends, exploring his Scottish
heritage, and working crossword puzzles.