Hartford Hospital

Harry J. Gray Former CEO of United Technologies Harry J. Gray, 89, the retired United Technologies Corp. chief executive who is credited with transforming the company into an industrial conglomerate, died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn., according to his family. The cause was not given. Gray, who became president of what was then United Aircraft Corp. in 1971, was chairman and chief executive from 1972 to 1986. The Hartford-based United Technologies, the parent of jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney, Otis Elevator, Sikorsky Aircraft and other businesses, credits Gray with leading it from a $2-billion defense company to a $17-billion diversified conglomerate. It posted revenue of...