Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes

1730 East Grand River Ave, East Lansing, MI


Karie Beth Ray

October 23, 1959November 21, 2019

Karie Beth Ray, 60, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Lansing, Michigan. She was born October 23, 1959 to Ronald and Judy (Tubbs) Ray Sr., and she graduated from Lansing Community College with a degree in nursing. She loved her work as a registered nurse at Olin Medical Center on MSU's campus. Outside of nursing, Karie enjoyed caring for her many plants and her garden. She also was a talented flutist, and loved all animals, especially her cats.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandma Pearl Fancher; her grandma Ella Rogers; and her grandparents, Maxine "Mickey" and Harold Ray.

She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Sarah (Marco) Carranza and Scott Ray; her grandchild-on-the-way; her parents, Ronald and Judy Ray; and her siblings, Ronald (Laurie) Ray Jr. and Kristie (Christopher) Keltie, and many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.


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Lisa Motherwell

November 27, 2019

I am so sorry to hear this. Karie was so nice, and she loved to laugh, as.I recall. The picture in her nurse's cap is perfect, and I can see her playing the flute. I know you'll miss her dearly. RIP, Karie.

Judy RAY

November 26, 2019

Our beautiful daughter.May heaven be her new home.