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GRIMES, John Ernest
Of Newton, August 8, 2013. Devoted son of the late John L. and Tomasa (Ruiz) Grimes. Dear brother of ary Anne (Carol) Grimes of Big Pine Key, FL, Barbara (Marc) Herskovitz & Cathy (David) Morgan of Tallahassee, FL, and his late brother, Randy Grimes. Nieces & Nephews: Kirk (Jenny) Jackson, Giselle; Mark Hobbs, Kai; Tad Hobbs; Max and David Herskovitz; Kim (Mark) Westmoreland, Ashley & Michael; Jason (Kali) Glisson, Koen; Cindy Glisson. Gary Mennenger, the late Billy Mennenger; Dottie (Butch) Bischof, Freddie, Wayne, Richard & Susie of Dunnellon, FL; Nancy & Bill Gunther of Mobile, AL; Linda, Tammy, Larry & Terry Henderson; Margaret & Shirley. Key West Cousins: Isabel and her husband Gregory Garcia: and their children Manuel (Anita) Garcia; Alicia & Franchesca; Wayne (Angie) Garcia, Jenell & Gregory; Yvonne (Danny) Gallardo; Andrea (Paul) Runk-Gallardo & Andre; Sergio (Cionen)Alvarez; Paula (Tony) Ramos; Elena; Andrea Alvarez. Austin, TX Cousins: Carmi Alvarez-Smith and her children, Tina (David) Bidwell; Becca, Alex & David; Susan (Lana) Crespo. Richard & Terry & Stoshu Ulatoski. Rick (Connie) Solano and Adam; Janet & Oscarito Valdez-Linares of Miami. We all feel a great loss, especially the music community and his countless friends. A Hugh Thank You to Dr. Maria Arcia, John & Beth Fumer, Steve Isherwood, LiL and Harvey Simons, Neil Grover, and Fred Hoffman, Robert & Rosie Sackstein, long time friends and colleagues. John, you have left us but will not be forgotten. A Memorial service will be at a date to be announced. An accomplished Musician and Teacher. www.Legacy.com

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Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 11, 2013
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