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September 30, 1939 - April 29, 2018

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Donald Carr McCrady, 78, of The Villages, Fl., passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior on April 29, 2018. Donald was born September 30, 1939 in Fort Wayne, the eldest son of Donald and Betty McCrady. A lifelong resident of Fort Wayne, Don graduated from Central Catholic High in 1957 and received his accounting degree from International Business College. He married Martha Grimmer in 1963 and together they raised four children and had ten grandchildren. He was a true friend to Bill W. since 1988 and a friend and mentor to many in turn. He retired from Guardian Industries in 2007. After Martha’s death in 2002, Don married Joy Bronson of New Haven, IN., in 2006. In 2010, they moved to The Villages to enjoy their retirement. Donald was an avid golfer, beloved father, Pops and husband. He is survived by his wife, Joy Bronson McCrady; children Tim (Katie) McCrady and Dan (Vicki) McCrady both of Fort Wayne, IN, Tom (Adrienne) McCrady of Lewisville, TX, and Ellen (Ron) Younkin of South Lyon, MI; grandchildren Nick, Kevin, Emma, Megan, Loren, William, Drew, Joseph, Cara and Molly; siblings Kathy Simonse, Mary Au and Michael McCrady. Donald was preceded in death by his first wife, Martha McCrady, brothers Patrick and James. Family will receive friends from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Saturday , May 12, 2018 at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, IN. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the YWCA/Hope House, 5920 Decatur Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46816. To sign the online guest book, go to

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Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

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May 12, 2018

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10:00 am – 11:00 am

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