GABRIEL J. GRIGSBY
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GRIGSBY, GABRIEL J. "" age 10 of Saint Cloud lost his 17 month battle with Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) on July 10, 2013. This brain disease attacks 1 in 18,000 boys and can be mitigated or even cured with early detection. Gabriel was a lifelong resident of Osceola County and was an Alter Server at the Church of St. Luke and St. Peter, a student at Lakeview Elementary School where he sang in the vocal ensemble, Cub Scout Pack #69 and played in the St Cloud Little League .He is survived by his parents, Peter and Dawn Chesko-Grigsby; brother, Nathan Grigsby; paternal grandparents, Jack and Gretchen Grigsby of Gainesville, Florida; maternal grandparents, Dan Chesko and Dorothy Chesko both of Saint Cloud. A Communion Mass for Burial will be held at St. Luke and St. Peter Episcopal Church, 2745 Canoe Creek Road, St. Cloud, Florida 34772 on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. with the Reverend Robert J.D. Longbottom, Pastor, officiating. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at the same location on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. Attendees are encouraged to bring their families and wear Gabriel Super Fun Day Shirts. Donations to help fund efforts for "Gabriel's Law" for mandatory early testing for all boys in Florida can be sent to the Church of St. Luke & St. Peter with Gabriel's Fund in the memo The Grigsby Family is being cared for by CONRAD & THOMPSON FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE 511 Emmett Street; Kissimmee, Florida 34741. Phone 407/847-3188: www.conradandthompson.com.



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Published in Orlando Sentinel from Jul. 12 to Jul. 14, 2013.
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