Lillian I. Gray was appointed keeper in 1941 and served in this role until the light was electrified and automated on January 1, 1965. Lillian's role was then downgraded to that of caretaker, and her salary was likewise reduced to $115, one-fifth of her former salary. When the position of caretakers was abolished in 1967, the sixty-two year run of keepers from the Gray family ended.
The original tower was replaced by the present fiberglass one in 1991.