Brad Murray Obituary, Death Cause – The Facilities Management crew at Brock University is in a state of grief following the demise of staff member Brad Murray on February 23. The community at Brock University is in a state of sadness. That was the day that Murray passed away. During the course of the past twenty years, Murray has established himself as a recognizable and well-liked presence at Brock. His most recent job was as a dayshift custodian at the Arthur Schmon Tower and Thistle Complex in New York City.
Murray was lauded by the Assistant Vice President of Infrastructure and Operations, Scott Johnstone, for his performance as an outstanding employee who was also reliable and kind. Johnstone characterized Murray as having a strong commitment to his work. He worked extremely hard all the time to provide the residents of Brock with superior customer service and to do his duties to the best of his abilities. About the individual who had passed away, he continued, “Everyone will miss him very much.”
“Brad typified the definition of a quiet professional,” said David McArthur, Director of Facilities and Services at the company. [Citation needed] [Citation needed] “All he wanted to do was perform a decent job, and he wasn’t looking for any personal credit or glory in the process,” we were told. “All he wanted to do was do a decent job.” According to Shane Jenkins, who worked alongside Murray and was also the former president of CUPE 1295 and a member of the union’s staff, Murray was an independent worker in both his professional and personal lives. Jenkins worked alongside Murray during the time that Jenkins was a member of the union’s staff.
According to what he stated, “Brad was a diligent custodian who frequently asked his superiors for additional work and new projects to complete.” The amount of effort that Brad put into his work was legendary. Even though his employees offered their assistance, he chose to do all of the home improvement projects (home renovations) on his own. This was due to the fact that he placed a high value on retaining his sense of autonomy and independence.
When Murray was working as a Floater/Cleaner waxing floors during the afternoon shift, Frank Thomas, who was in charge of custodial operations, remembers how attentive Murray was to detail. He asserted that the individual possessed one of the highest levels of floor refinishing expertise available in their department. It brought him tremendous pleasure to operate the specialist floor polishing machines, and he took great care to ensure that the floors in all of the campus buildings were spotless and shiny.
He had a lot of pride in that particular facet of his career, and he placed a lot of importance on it. A private memorial service will be held in Murray’s honor after his passing. On Friday, February 24, Murray was commemorated at Brock University by lowering the flags that are displayed on campus in honor of Murray.