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Gary Lawson Grist

Obituary for Gary Lawson Grist

May 18, 1949 - December 17, 2018
Fredericksburg, Texas | Age 69

... a lifetime of adventure ...

Obituary

Gary Lawson Grist, age 69, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018, after a long battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He was born on May 18, 1949 to Elizabeth and Harold Grist of Castle Hills.

Gary graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1967 and Baylor University in 1971. He went on to run the family business, Commercial Body Corporation until he retired in 2002.

In 1971, he married Sandra Lea Calfee, and they had two daughters and a lifetime of adventure.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents and older brother, John Thomas "Tommy" Grist. Gary is survived by his wife, Sandra; daughters, Amy Laden (Ryan) and Alissa MacVey (Andrew); and 6 grandchildren: Zachary Laden, Austin Laden, Riley Laden, Eve MacVey, Lily MacVey, and Colton MacVey; and brother, Kent Lawson Grist (Deanna).

MEMORIAL SERVICE
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2018
11:00 A.M.
HOLY GHOST LUTHERAN CHURCH
115 E. SAN ANTONIO STREET
FREDERICKSBURG, TX

Rev. Ryan Laden will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, http://donate.lls.org.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, http://donate.lls.org

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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