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Drucilla G "Dru" Griego Summey
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Birth: May 16, 1923
Valencia County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 2013

Drucilla "Dru" G. Summey, age 90, a resident of Albuquerque for 60 years, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, December 15, 2013 after living the last ten years in Dallas, Texas. Dru was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Grady L. Summey, daughter, Mary Ann Summey, grandson, Richard J. Summey, brother, George Griego (Bea) and sister, Celia G. Romero (J. Mike). Dru was born in Belen, New Mexico on May 16, 1923 to Beltran Baca "BB" Griego and Elvira Chavez de Griego. Dru moved to Albuquerque during World War II and worked for the OPA. Dru married in 1946 and was a housewife and bookkeeper for Grady for 35 years. At the age of 60, Dru went back to work full time at Sandia Labs while attending classes at UNM and TVI. Dru was also a leader with ESA, a philanthropic Sorority that supported Cystic Fibrosis and other causes for 50 years. Dru was a volunteer at St Joseph's Hospital gift shop for years after retiring at Sandia. Dru is survived by her two sons, Rick (Vivian) Summey and John (Karen) Summey, seven grandchildren, Joshua (Erin) Summey, Andrew (Karla) Summey, Tim (Rachel) Summey, Jessica Summey, Justin Summey, Jarrett Summey and Jordan Summey, ten Summey great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Noam, Eden, Liora, Lowell, Luke, Asher, Ansel, Amelia and Rosen, brothers, Alex (Linda) Griego and Edwin (Regina) Griego and a close sister-in-law, Dorothy "Dot" Sanford of Cartersville, Georgia. Dru was a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews who live throughout the United States and New Mexico. Dru loved children, flowers, gardening and animals. Dru never had a bad word to say about anyone. Dru loved and served everyone. Above all, Dru was a gracious Christian woman, wife and devoted mother. Dru displayed the character of Christ in all her actions. Her favorite prayer by St. Francis of Assisi was lived out in her life. Dru's last years were spent in assisted living and the loving care of Flo, Elizabeth and Mary, after suffering Parkinson's for over 18 years. Contributions may be made in Dru's memory to the charity of your choice. A Memorial Service in Celebration of Dru's life will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at French - University, with visitation prior to the service from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Interment will immediately follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 7999 Wyoming Blvd. NE.
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  Grady L Summey (1926 - 1995)
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: P Barela
Record added: Oct 19, 2013
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Drucilla G Dru <i>Griego</i> Summey
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