William Scott Gray III

William S. Gray III, 93, a resident at King Bruwaert in Burr Ridge, died July 20, 2020.

He earned bachelor’s and master’s in business administration degrees from the University of Chicago in 1948 and 1950, respectively. He was senior vice president, head of trust department, Harris Trust & Savings Bank from 1950-85.

He served as president, Citizens of Greater Chicago, 1961-66; chairman and director, The Community House in Hinsdale, 1970-75; director, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, 1978-88; president, Institutional Chartered Financial Analysts Research Foundation, 1979-81; trustee, ARC Retirement System, 1983-88; president, Investment Analysts Society of Chicago, 1965-69; second lieutenant, U.S. Army, 1945-47. He also was a recipient of the Amos Alonzo Stagg Award in 1960 at the University of Chicago.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Gray, née Taliaferro; his sons, Bill Gray, Rick (Dawn) and Bob (Suzanne); and his grandchildren, Zach and Rae and Steve, Chris, Mike and Tom Gray.

A private family visitation will be held today, July 30, at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 S. Grant St., Hinsdale.

In lieu of flowers, contributions would be appreciated to the National Wild Life Federation at https://www.nwf.org or Wounded Warrior Project at https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.