Keith F. Gross

was born in Detroit, MI on January 25, 1945 and passed at the early age of 68 on September 3, 2013. Keith served our country in the United States Army from 1964 - 1967. He moved his family to Arizona in 1973, and retired from Raytheon Missile Corporation in 2000. He loved to fish, travel, play golf, attend his grandchildren's activities and spend time with family and friends. Keith will be dearly missed by his beautiful wife of 48 years, Patricia Gross; their three daughters and sons-in-laws, Ann Marie and Dan Ellis, Carrie and Brent Guida, Danielle and Aaron Irwin; seven grandchildren, Malissa Ellis-Martin (Joey Martin), Breanna and Ashley Ellis, Alexandra and Matthew Guida, Avery and Alex Irwin; one great-granddaughter, Reese Martin and his oldest brother, John Gross. Keith is also survived by many in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and wonderful friends. He is preceded in death by both parents, John and Bernice Gross; father-in-law, John Doyle; a brother, Phil Gross and a handful of in-laws. A Visitation will be held at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway, Friday, September 13, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be Saturday, September 14, 2013, 9:00 a.m. at Saint Rita in the Desert Church in Vail followed by a Memorial Brunch nearby. In lieu of flowers please help the family to thank Peppi's House - TMC where Keith's final days were pain-free and peaceful.