It is with great regret that we must inform all of R.E. Lee
High School alumni and the class of 1973of the death of
of Virginia Beach, an avid swimmer, kayaker and scuba diver, died
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
He was 62. He
was born in Parris Island, S.C. on Oct. 8, 1955 and spent most of his
adult life in northern Virginia, where he worked for Giant Food. He
retired in 2007 after 35 years with the company.
retirement, he followed his travel dreams, visiting Thailand, Vietnam,
Laos and Israel, among others. Most recently, he and his daughter, Alix
Granski, traveled to Singapore and Cambodia.
passion was scuba diving. He became a designated dive master before he
In addition to
his daughter, he is survived by his mother, Beverly Granski and brother,
Steve Granski, both of The Villages, Fla.; his wife, Lisa Callison; and
his beloved lab-mix, Toby. Those who wish to honor his life are asked to