• Date Of Birth: December 1, 1929
  • Date Of Death: August 26, 2020
  • Spouse: Barbara Louise Schoenbeck
  • Children: David (Debra), Phil (Cynthia), Chris, Tim (Beverly)
  • City: Cleveland
  • State: Ohio

On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, Richard (Dick) Krajec died peacefully in his sleep at age 90.

Dick was born December 1, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio to Tony and Josephine (Maver) Krajec.

He graduated from East High School in Cleveland and Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. On July 18, 1953, he married Barbara Louise Schoenbeck. After leaving the United States Air Force, he earned his MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Dick and Barb raised five sons and the family relocated to Savannah in 1975 when he took a job at Gulfstream American. They moved to Big Canoe in 1991 after Dick retired as Treasurer of Gulfstream.

Dick had a passion for music, playing the drums in local bands into his late 70s. He was active in the Rotary Club of Jasper, Big Canoe Chapel and Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church. He was known for his generous spirit as well as his quick and irreverent wit.

Dick was preceded in death by Barb, his loving wife of 55 years, and his son Jim.

He is survived by his sons David (Debra), Phil (Cynthia), Chris and Tim (Beverly); daughter-in-law Lisa; grandchildren Tandy, Ty (Kim), Alex, Katherine McGlinchey (Jack), Anthony, Andrew and Claire; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.