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Gary Lee Brailey



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 Kent County Humane Society

3077 Wilson Dr NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Gary Lee Brailey, age 58, of Grand Rapids, passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 9, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Brailey; and father-in-law, Robert Murphy. Gary is survived by his wife and best friend of 24yrs, Lucy; a loving father to George Kruer, Anna (Christopher) LaRoche, Martina Kruer. Mother, Sharon (Gerry) Westmaas; mother-in-law, Jane Murphy; brother, Richard (Jill) Brailey; sisters, Christine (Kevin) Foley, Julie (Martin) Carteng; adoring Papa to his grandchildren, Theodore and Esme LaRoche; sisters-in-law, Robin (Tom) Kramer, Tammy (Jim) James; and many nieces, nephews, and close friends. Gary was a free-spirited and had a great sense of humor. He loved his family, friends, music and he lived life to the fullest.  Visitation will be Tuesday, August 13 from 1-3 PM at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 with a Celebration of Gary’s Life Service at 3 PM. Memorial contributions may be made in Gary’s name to Kent County Humane Society, 3077 Wilson Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534.

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