• "Gary and I served together on USS Memphis (SSN 691) and..."
    - Jay Donnelly
  • "I did not know Gary personally but I have heard great..."
    - Michelle H.
  • "Very sorry for your loss and grief; may the promise at John..."
  • "I did not know Gary personally but have heard great things..."
    - Michelle H.
  • "On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (USSVI),..."
    - Bill Dixon



Passed away peacefully at his home in Fairfax Station, Virginia on Sunday, August 5, 2018. He was the loving husband of his wife Topaz Grosicki and three children: Gregory Grosicki, Kevin Grosicki and Lauren McKee and three stepchildren; Rose Schepps, Topher Freer-Lancaster and Cedar Freer-Lancaster.
Gary was born in Buffalo, NY., Gary graduated from Northwestern University and served his country as a Naval Submarine Officer and later as a senior manager of a defense contracting firm. Later in life, Gary served Fairfax County as a science teacher at Cooper Middle School and Science Department chair at WT Woodson High School, and as a Vice Principal for Science and Technology at Thomas Jefferson High School.
A memorial service will be held on August 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home, 9902 Braddock Rd, Fairfax, VA.

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Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 12, 2018
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