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GRAEF, Gary Coolidge age 55, of Madeira Beach, FL, formerly of Oakwood, OH, died Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Suncoast Hospice after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar J. Graef, Jr. and step-father, Kurt S. Farnbacher. He was born in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Oakwood High School. He was also a graduate of the University of Denver. His career was in Florida real estate, both as a realtor and investor. Gary is survived by his mother, Katharine "Kay" Farnbacher, sisters, Leslie (Brian) Schrack, Sarah (Rick) Back, and Gretchen (Douglas) Miller; nieces and nephews, James Schrack, Shannon and Steven Back, and Ben and Abby Miller; and many other relatives and friends. Gary had many friends and enjoyed life fully. We will all miss his stories, healthy laughs, and enthusiasm. There will be a celebration of life on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 6:00pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 East Stroop Road, Kettering. Friends may share a favorite story of Gary at the memorial service. Family will greet friends following the memorial service at the funeral home. Donations in memory of Gary may be made to SICSA Pet Adoption Center, 2612 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45419. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.routsong.com.
Published in Dayton Daily News on August 2, 2012