Her husband, ALfred Gray, finished his undergraduate work in 1960 at the University of Kansas. He received his Ph.D from UCLA in 1964. He spent four years at the university of California, Berkeley and then went to the University of Maryland. He has remained at Maryland since 1970. He spoke several languages, including French, German,Spanish and knew Arabic, Japanese, and Serbo-Croat. His main research interest were Differential Geometry, Complex Variables. and Differential Equations.