Doris was born in Lacombe on November 22, 1921, the third child of Anna (nee Haight) and Clifford Danner. She spent her early life in Lacombe, then moved to Edmonton where she attended the University of Alberta earning a Bachelor of Science degree in 1942. At university Doris met her husband-to-be Norman Murray and after his discharge from the RCAF they were married in 1945. They moved in 1947 to Deep River where Norman had gained employment with Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. at Chalk River. There they raised their family of 2 girls and stayed until their retirement to Salmon Arm in 1980. Doris Elaine Murray (nee Danner) passed away on November 25, 2008 at Bastion Place in Salmon Arm, B.C. at the age of 87 years.