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Colleen Marie Grady

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Colleen Marie Grady

Nashville, TN

Colleen Marie Grady, age 50, died Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Nashville. Born January 11, 1964 in Dearborn, Michigan.

She was the daughter of Marian Grady and the late James Grady. Colleen attended Rhodes College in Memphis, graduating in 1986, and earned a Masters in Business Administration from the Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University in 1992.

Colleen spent her life using all of her talents to improve the lives of children and adults, whether in student services at Vanderbilt, positions at Harpeth Hall Academy, and the , or most recently as Director, Chapter Relations for the .

She is survived by her mother, Marian Grady of Jacksonville, FL. She is also survived by her siblings, Tricia Lea of Nashville, Erin Kimzey of Bellaire, TX, Broderick Grady of Durham, NC and Elizabeth Bell of Jacksonville, FL.

Colleen was known by all for her laughter, her optimism, her fierce devotion to her family and friends, and the joy she found in every aspect of her life. She will be missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the , , or a .

A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 22nd at The Grand Barn at Green Door Gourmet, 7011 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209.

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Published in The Tennessean on Aug. 20, 2014
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