Wayne M. Kruhm

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Wayne Maurice Kruhm, 68, of Taneytown, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House, following a long battle with MDS/leukemia.

Born Feb. 11, 1944, in Clarksville, he was the son of the late Claude D. and E. Gertrude Forbes Kruhm. He was the husband Peggy Sullivan Kruhm, his wife of 48 years.

He was a 1961 graduate of Howard High School, which was followed by two years of college. He had worked for the FBI in Washington, D.C. He was an inhalation specialist at Union Memorial Hospital and had also worked 15 years for the C & P Telephone Company. Thereafter, he bought Peter Pan Learning Center in 1979 and remained active in the community throughout his life. He was a co-founder of the first chapter of Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD) in Howard County.

He was an avid sportsman who was involved in hunting, fishing and golf throughout his life.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Duane Kruhm and wife Ann, of Thurmont, and Dustin Kruhm and wife Sue, of Marriottsville; grandchildren Josh, Logan, Rylie and Delaney; and brother and sister-in-law George and Nancy Kruhm, of Springfield, S.C.

In lieu of a memorial service and flowers, the family requests prayers.

A memorial contribution may be sent to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or online at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Arrangements are by Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel in Westminster.

Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com.

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Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 11, 2012