Archive for Tuesday, August 7, 2001

O’Grady services

August 7, 2001


— Funeral Mass for Alexandrina Mashele Brooke O'Grady, 15, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. today at Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora. Burial will be in the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery.

Brooke died Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

Brooke was born Dec. 16, 1985, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Michael W. and Judith A. O'Grady.

Brooke attended Christ the King School in Kansas City, Mo., St. John's School in Lawrence and Eudora public schools.

An active Girl Scout, she enjoyed softball and volleyball. She dedicated much of her life to raising awareness and research funds to find a cure for cancer in children.

Survivors include her mother, Judith A. O'Grady, of the home; her father, Michael W. O'Grady of Peculiar, Mo.; four brothers, Trevor O'Grady, of the home, Keven O'Grady, Prairie Village, Bryan O'Grady, Lee's Summit, Mo., and Tyler O'Grady, Overland Park; and two sisters, Cindi Tedder, Olathe, and Robyne Pippert, Eudora.

The family suggests memorials to National Children's Cancer Foundation, National Children's Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Relay for Life-Eudora Chapter or Children's Mercy Hospital, sent in care of the mortuary.

Friends who have stories, condolences or acknowledgments of Brooke are asked to e-mail them to with a subject line "Brooke O'Grady."

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