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Grinnell, N. Bradley "Brad"

Chicago: Formerly of Rochester: February 23, 2014 at age 81. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Sue Carol (Thurau) Grinnell; sons Mark and Todd Grinnell (Pam), and grandchildren Kaitlyn, Alice and Max Grinnell.

Brad was born in Rochester, February 28, 1932 to Newell and Grace (Bradley) Grinnell. He graduated from Choate in 1950, and received his Bachelor's degree from Williams College in 1954. After serving as a Lieutenant in the United States Air Force, he returned to Rochester to work for his father at Grinnell Travel where he met Sue, who would become his wife. Brad and his brother Curt (deceased) eventually took over Grinnell Travel, running it successfully for many years before selling the business and retiring. Brad also was active at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rotary International, and coaching Little League baseball. He loved technology, cheering the NY Yankees, complaining about the NY Giants, and laughing with his family and friends.

Friends may call Friday, March 21, 2014, 4-7 PM at the funeral chapel (2305 Monroe Ave.). A Memorial Service and reception will be held Saturday, March 22, 11 AM at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 25 Westminster Road, Rochester. To share a memory of Brad or send a condolence to the family visit


Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Mar. 2, 2014
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