George J. Gram, age 87 of Phoenix, passed away peacefully on Tuesday night, March 27, 2018 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Dementia.
George was an accomplished electrical engineer, college teacher, pilot and flight instructor. He served in the US Navy from 1951-1955. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University in 1959. He was the recipient of the GE Inventor’s Award for electrical engineering and Outstanding Educator Award from the Electric League of Arizona. He trained nearly 100 pilots and over one thousand electrical engineering students.
He was preceded in death by his wife Catherine. George is survived by his daughter Lorraine (John) Jackson; son Stephen (Julie) Gram; sister Florence Crowder; brother James (Dolly) Gram; sister Irene Gram and loved by many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of George’s life will be held on Monday April 2, 2018
Huger Mercy Living Center Chapel
2345 W Orangewood Ave, Phoenix 85021
10:00 – 10:30 – Visitation
10:30 – 11:30 – Funeral Mass
11:30 – 12:00 – Memorial
12:00 – 1:00 – Reception (lunch)
1:30 – Burial at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix 85024
George was a loving father. He touched many lives and is remembered for his sweet disposition. We will always carry George’s memory in our hearts. Special thanks to the staff at Huger Mercy Living Center for their kind and loving care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:
Huger Mercy Living Center Activity Building Fund
2345 W Orangewood Ave
Phoenix AZ, 85021