Publisher at Central Recovery Press (CRP) Bob Gray died on October 15. He was 57.

During his nine years with CRP, Gray helped grow the press into an internationally recognized house known for its innovative books on chronic pain, addiction treatment and recovery, and other behavioral health topics, with nearly one hundred books in print.

Among the highlights of his time with CRP, Gray published bestsellers A Day without Pain by Mel Pohl, MD, FASAM; All Bets Are Off by Arnie and Sheila Wexler; Intimate Treason by Claudia Black, PhD, and Cara Tripodi, LCSW; and The Joey Song by Sandra Swenson.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Gray’s memory to The American Heart Association and condolence messages may be left at Dignity Memorial.