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David Gray Grazier, of Millheim, PA, entered into the arms of his Savior on September 28, 2022 in Ashburn, VA.  David was born June 16, 1944, son of Russell and Bertha Grazier of Brush Valley, PA.  His early life was spent on his family’s farm learning many skills that served him his entire life.
Upon graduating from Penns Valley High School, class of 1962, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served for 4 years, attended many schools, and finally spent several years at El Toro as an avionics technician.  When his career in the Marine Corps ended, he returned to Pennsylvania and went to work with C-Cor Electronics.  That began his career path that spanned 29 years ending as a corporate safety manager for Tele-Communications, Inc.
Following his retirement, he and his wife purchased a motorhome and traveled to many states with Laborers for Christ building churches.  It was a wonderful second career that lasted 7 years and 7 building projects.
In 1966, he met the love of his life, Connie Cook, and together they raised four children, Todd, Steven, Daniel (Anne) and Karen (Sean).  They also have nine grandchildren, Emily, Eleanor, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Isabell, Joseph, Spencer, Bradley, and ‘Maggie’. His family was the joy of his life and he always looked forward to spending time with them.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years, his children and grandchildren and his brother, Ed and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Robert and Donald.
David was a member of Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, State College, PA.  He was also active in the Millheim Lions Club.  He was a hard worker who was always willing to help when and where needed.  He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Friends and family will be received at Steven R. Neff Funeral Home, 120 West Main Street, Millheim, PA 16854 on Tuesday, October 4th from 6 to 8 pm. A service to honor Dave’s life will be held Wednesday, October 5th at 10:30am with visitation 1 hour prior to the service at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church 851 N. Science Park Road, State College, PA 16803.  Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Millheim, PA, after which a luncheon will be held at New Hope Lutheran Church in Spring Mills, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to his church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 851 N. Science Park Road, State College, PA 16803 or to a food bank of your choice. provides local news, entertainment, and information for State College, PA. We offer the latest breaking news and videos straight from the Centre County region in Central PA.
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