I'm so very sorry about Grant's passing, I just didn't know! He and I were half of the 1966 Dallas City Champion 440 yard relay team! He will be dearly missed!
Jeff, do you keep an eye on high school times, although I guess now they run 400 meters. I (back in our day) broad jumped, as opposed to long jumps now days. I scored points in a couple of our meets and my distances are competitive at the 2A and 3A high school levels today. The big boys are a bit out of my range and almost are a bit out of my sight.
Fyi, Grant passed away in 1987. It's hard to believe it's been almst 30-years.
Pierce, I can't believe Grant died that long ago, do you know how or why! I miss that guy! As far as track is concerned, I still watch the papers for times! I remember you competing with us and our times and distances would still be competitive in 3A/4A today! Thanks for the update and info and I really look forward to seeing you and everyone else in September, God Bless!
Grant was one of a kind. He was my friend. I remember going to Track meets with Grant and Jeff. He used to go round and round with Coach Grissom. Ha! Grant could really make me laugh.
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Bob, you he that right, Grant was one of a kind and sometimes drove me nuts! But that was why I liked him so much, between him, Bob Alterman and Jim Morris they drove me to be better! I'm so sorry I won't see him again, for a while I hope! Thanks for the memories Bob!
Grant's dad was an architect who designed some beautiful spaces including an all-wood Episcopal chapel on the SMU campus, St. Alban's, now gone. If I remember correctly Grant was left-handed, creative, very funny, great sense of humor, and really, really fast as a sprinter. Anybody know how he died?
Christina Lonergan (Miller)
In the second grade while walking home from Preston Hollow, Grant jumped out of the water overflow sewer on Meadow Road. To this day, I still can't walk by one of those sewers! Fun and funny guy.