GRAHAM Wallace E., 79 yrs. old passed away June 8, 2014 in Boynton Beach, FL. Formerly of Boston, he attended Boston Latin School and Lawrence Academy. He served in the Armed Services in Germany. Returned to Boston to graduate from Tufts University. He moved to NY to work for CBS and ABC Networks. In the mid 70’s he moved to Palm Beach and was columnist for Palm Beach Daily News (The Shiny Sheet) with a column called “Skylarking”. Then moved to Nashville to work for the Tennessean and taught journalism and marketing at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green. In 1980 he relocated to Los Angeles to work on the 1984 Olympics Marketing Committee. After the Olympics he moved back to Boston to work in the Division of Employment Security for the Governor’s Office. He retired from the State of MA and moved to Boynton Beach where he was very active in local Democratic Party as a precinct captain. He and his surviving partner Jimmy Carden were active in volunteering in the Highpoint West II Condo Assoc. He was pre-deceased by his sister Patricia and brothers James and Terrence. He will be missed by his family: sister-in-law Peggy Graham and nephew Terrence and his wife Linda and nephew Paul. A Mass of Remembrance will be celebrated at St. Vincent’s Church in South Boston on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.
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Published in Boston Herald on Sept. 6, 2014