"My dad has always had a heart for people,” recalls Jenn Barrett. “I’m glad that he lived a life that mattered.” Jenn was speaking about her father, Murray Barrett. From all reports, Murray had a selfless heart of gold. He served his country as a U.S. Marine pilot and later taught mathematics to middle schoolers . Married for 32 years, Murray and his wife, Dianne, had 4 children.