Paul Eric Murray, 55, passed away on October 1, 2018. He was born on March 31, 1963 and raised in St. Paul, MN. He was the second of three sons born to Attorney Thomas William Murray and Carolyn Marie Murray. Paul attended Pacific Union College and later went on to complete his nursing degree at Riverside Community College where he also met his future wife. They then settled and married in Phoenix, AZ. They had 2 daughters, Christina Jamison Murray and Caitlyn Jo Murray who passed away at birth. Paul last served as the Surgical Services Chief Coordinator at Thompson Medical Center in Scottsdale, AZ. He was loved by all his coworkers and will be dearly missed.
Paul’s first love was his daughter Christina second only to the love for his family and friends. He was a hardworking man but always looked for any opportunity to play a round of golf on any course. Other hobbies included spending time with friends and playing basketball and tennis. His latest achievement was sky diving this past summer for the first time.
Paul is survived by his daughter Christina J. Murray, his brothers, Colonel David William Murray of San Antonio, TX and Dr. Mark Andrew Murray of Greenville, TN, his wife Esther Murray and two daughters, Tiffany Tary and Nicole Murray. He will be forever missed by all his family and friends. His Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, October 12th at 1 p.m. in the main chapel of Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary. Family and friends are cordially invited. Pinnacle Peak Mortuary is located at 8555 E. Pinnacle Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255.