Grant S. Wood

Grant S. Wood of Kennett Square Grant S. Wood died at Crosslands Communities, Kennett Square, on Saturday Feb. 9, 2013. Mr. Wood, age 86, was born in Philadelphia. He was raised in Glenside and then later lived in Dearborn, Mich., Surf City, N.J. and West Chester, PA. Grant was the son of the late Burton Grant (B.G.) Wood and Glennie Fuller Wood and the brother of the late William W. Wood II. Grant is survived by his wife, Doris Anne Wood; and daughters, Anne and Cheryl; and his loyal dog Kasper. He was a World War II veteran, and had a rewarding career in insurance with General Motors and then The Ford Motor Company. He was an ardent music lover, sang in many local choirs, and continued his study of music at West Chester University. He was a passionate sailor, golfer and gardener, and a life long student, eager to learn. He was above all else, proud of and devoted to his family. The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Crosslands Communities, two days prior to Grant's 87th birthday. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to West Chester University Foundation, P.O. Box 541 West Chester, PA 19381 to benefit the "Mathematics Endowment".

Published in The Daily Local on Feb. 13, 2013