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Steven Peter Grady - Class Of 1970 VIEW PROFILE

Dave Waters

 My best friend, class of 1970 passed away on May 1, 2011 here in Atlanta. Steven Peter Grady. The following was his obituary in the Atlanta paper; GRADY, Steven Steven Peter Grady, 58, of Johns Creek, GA died on Sunday, May 1, 2011. Born in Queens, NY he was the son of the late William and Gloria Grady. Steve is survived by his beloved wife, Christina Grady of Johns Creek, GA; children, Florence, Olivia, Grace and Steven Michael Grady; brothers, William Grady of Johns Creek, GA, Richard Grady of Dunwoody, GA and James Grady of Cincinnati, OH; sister, Gloria Grady of Yuma, AZ; aunt, Virginia Mallon of Rego Park, NY; and a loving extended family. Soon after graduating from the University of Kentucky, Steve joined IBM in Cincinnati, OH. He rose through the ranks and became a Branch Manager in Flint, MI. He then went to work for one of his customers, Durakon Industries as Chief Operating Officer. Sales positions with Storage Tek took him to Boulder CO, San Francisco, CA and back to Boulder. Steve then spent several years in Chicago, IL as the IBM product manager for Forsythe Technology. After moving to Atlanta, GA, he rejoined IBM as the Southeastern Region Executive for Business Continuity. Steve will be remembered as the consummate salesman. Besides his family, Steve was passionate about skiing, diving, photography, remodeling and building and maintaining large exotic fish tanks. Memorial services will be held at noon on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Steve's memory be made to the ALS Association, Georgia Chapter ( Condolences may be expressed on-line at You can also review a pictorial history of Steve and his family at Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899 - See more at:

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