Grace Downing died Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at the age of 85. Grace Marie Anna McCauley was born September 3, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Robert and Anna McCauley. In 1953 she married Raymond Downing, who preceded her in death in 1990. She was a beloved mother and homemaker and a resident of Redondo Beach since 1961. She is survived by her sons, Sean and Edward Downing of Redondo Beach; her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Grace and Rod Deckert of Corvallis, Oregon and her sister, Marie Cush of Philadelphia, Pa. A private family service is planned.

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  1. So sorry to hear about Grace. I am late with this because I had trouble finding the web site. I ran into & talked with ED three days before your mom passed. We had a nice chat & he updated me on quite a few people. I don\’t spend much time with computers & Mike is helping me with this as it is. I am still at the same address on Ripley if you want to drop me a note & update me on your life. I still prefer Pony Express but if you insist on e-mail you can use my brother\’s address here. Please accept my sympathies & those of my mother. All my love to you. Trudy & Rachel

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