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Chrisann Gray
Cooper Alan Gray
June 14 1988 - January 2 2010

Cooper Alan Gray, 21, was born and lived his life in Albuquerque, NM. He passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 2, 2010. Cooper is survived by his parents, Heidi and Rusty Rutledge, Jr. and Scott Alan and Chrisann Gray; brothers and sisters, Cory Gray, Tara Gray, Morgen and Desi McBrayer, Rusty Rutledge III, Brandon Rutledge and Sharlyn Rutledge; grandparents, Troy and Dianne Gray, Don and Pat Lange, Joni Evans, Rusty and Joy Rutledge; and many other loving relatives. Cooper was preceded in death by his sister, Meghan McBrayer; and Golden Retriever CJ. Cooper was loved by many friends and family. He was involved in many activities during his life and will be missed forever. A celebration of Cooper's life will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2010, 1:00 p.m., at First Family Church, 4701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, with a reception to follow.


We are very sorry for your loss.
Our prayers are with you.

jr. josie and family  Posted by: Mr.Mrs. Wilfred G. Barela Jr. and Family - NM   Jan 07, 2010


Our prayers go to Cooper's family and friends. Remember that God always loves and cares for you and has a plan for everything. May Cooper be in peace and know how much he was loved.  Posted by: Will Jarvis and Joanna Gawrada - Albuquerque, NM - friend   Jan 06, 2010



May you be at Paece and be a Healing Source for one another.  Posted by: Bill & Helen Hillman - Albuquerque, NM - Friend of Grandmother-Joni Evans   Jan 06, 2010



Dear Heidi,
You are in my thoughts and prayers today. I know this will be a very difficult day for you. Just know that God is loving you through all of this. I will continue to pray for you. I'm out of town on business so I will not be attending the services. Posted by: Barrie Benson - Albuquerque , NM - friend   Jan 06, 2010


 Our thoughts and Prayers go out to Cooper and all his family and friends. Cooper, you have a great group of friends who loved you very much and will miss your presence. Posted by: Carlos Roybal & Cheryl Herzog-Roybal - Friend   Jan 06, 2010


 We are praying for your family during this difficult time.Posted by: The Stewart Family - family supporters   Jan 06, 2010


 Our heart goes out to your family in this time of sadness. Although we only knew Cooper for a short period of time, he will be missed very much. Posted by: Tabitha & Eileen - Friend / Coworker   Jan 06, 2010



On behalf of the French Family of Companies we wish to express our deepest condolences. Posted by: Dante Gutierrez-Zamora - Albuquerque, NM   Jan 05, 2010




To Scott, Chrisann, Cory, Tara, Diane and Troy. I am sorry for your loss. I wish I could have been there to help you celebrate Cooper's life. I cannot begin to imagine what you are going through. Please know that I am here for you and all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Posted by: Alan Hart - Brokan Arrow, OK - Cousin   Jan 08, 2010


 I am very sorry to the family for their loss. Coop always had such a kind disposition and made me laugh every time we hung out. His memory will always live with me. Posted by: Ari - Friend   Jan 07, 2010



I was never lucky enough to meet Cooper but I know Scott and Chrisann. I can only imgaine how amazing Cooper was. I am very sorry for your loss as I know it has been a tremendous one. I love you guys.Posted by: Adriana    Jan 07, 2010



Dearest Rusty and family,
I cannot even begin to imagine the pain that you must be going through. Please let me if there is anything I can do. Peace, love and prayers to all of you, Sarah Vondle (from Foothills) Posted by: Sarah Vondle - Albuquerque, NM - Friend of Rusty   Jan 07, 2010




I did nt know Cooper. But i new his sister Meghan. I just wanted to say that my thoughts are with the family. Much love.  Kourtney Drake Posted by: Kourtney Drake - Albuquerque, NM - I new his siser who also passed    Sep 14, 2010


 As longtime friends with Cooper's parents and grandparents, we send our sincerest condolences to his siblings and families. We knew Cooper before he was born, and we share in the grieving of his passing. We will watch out for your family here on earth. Much too soon my young friend, much too soon.......Posted by: The Weir Family - Friends   May 14, 2010



To the gray family. I want to let you know i am praying for you I know as a parent how you feel we lost our Matt back in November Cooper and matt were friends. I remember matt talking about cooper, matt said he was a great kid, i wish Matt and cooper could have known how great they both were. my prayers are with you. Michelle sanchez Posted by: michelle sanchez - alb , NM - matt herrera's mom   Mar 05, 2010



Cory and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.Posted by: Michele Greenwood    Jan 13, 2010


 Lighting a Candle in memory of Cooper- I am filled with such sadness. It is so hard to be so far away from family that you care about so much- I think Cooper was an amazing young man. He was a shining light in our family. My prayers and thoughts are with Scott, Chrisann, Cory, Tara and Morgen everyday. Heidi- I am so sorry for your loss- you brought the most beautiful children into this world-

Posted by: Jeanne - Aunt   Jan 12, 2010



Dear Pat and Don,

Russ and I send our thoughts and prayers as you travel this heart-breaking journey. It is so hard to know how to comfort your children as they suffer the loss of their child.How difficult it must be to understand how your grandson could have been taken from you at such a young and promising age.     In sympathy and love,Alicia and Russ Snyder       Posted by: Alicia Snyder - Albuquerque, NM - Former colleague of Pat Lange   Jan 09, 2010


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