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  • Celebration of the Life of Gregory Scwheizer

    Mar 31, 2022, 4:00 PM US/Eastern

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Israel Pattison

Gregory Edward Schweizer

February 13, 1985 - February 07, 2022

Gregory Edward Schweizer was an extraordinary person in so many different ways, and we must recognize and celebrate the incredible ways he shared his love and touched our lives. Please use this online memorial to share your photos, memories, and stories about Greg. Come back from time to time to see some of...  see more

OBITUARY
Mr. Gregory Edward Schweizer was born to Laird Hansen Schweizer (Father) and Ann Patricia Dowling (Mother) on February 13, 1985, in Johnson City, New York, U.S.A. He graduated from South Raleigh High School (Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A) in June 2003 and was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from North Carolina State University in 2012.   Mr. Schweizer loved science, animals, and ecology. After graduation, he...  see more
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  • Anon Ymous
    In 1998, Hurricane Bonnie was headed for North Carolina.
    Gregory sang this tune:
    "My Bonnie lies over the ocean,
    My Bonnie lies over the sea,
    but my Bonnie's very different...
    She's a hurricane, classified three!"
    Thanks to such wit and...  more
  • Ann D
    Great news! A memorial bench in honor of Gregory has been built and placed in the garden at JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh. The bench is in a nice shady area under a big old oak tree right by the color trial beds at the south end of the gardens.
    Please...  more
  • Israel Pattison
    Here is the worship aid from Gregory's Celebration of Life service at St. Francis Church on March 31st.
  • Israel Pattison
    Here is the text of my "Words of Remembrance" from Gregory's Celebration of Life service at St. Francis Church on March 31st.
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    On behalf of my parents, Gregory's parents, our family and friends here today we extend our sincere thanks to all...  more
  • Beth Gee
    Sending love and light to everyone who loved Greg. His passion for life, love of family and all God's creatures, his courage, and his dedication and commitment to his husband Israel will be warmly remembered.
  • Carl Pattison
    Gregory was a very special human, who faced physical challenges with patience and grace. He was unique : as a child recipient of the Make- a-Wish Foundation, he amazingly chose a trip to Antarctica rather than Disney World ! He was a scholar and a...  more
  • Ann D
    PLEASE READ POST BELOW from Israel for donation instructions to the NCSU Foundation - specifically toward the bench for Gregory at the JC Raulston Arboretum:

    ...  more
  • jan hambleton-schweizer
    I was not fortunate to see Gregory often, but I have a favorite memory of him when he was about 3. Curt and I were in Owego. It was evening, and I was talking to Rita in the kitchen at Bill and Rita's house. Ann, Laird and Gregory were in the car,...  more
  • Ann D
    About a week before Gregory passed we wrote a few haiku together.

    Here is one I recently composed in his memory:

    Wondrous son and friend
    From time now past yet still here
    A star that shines bright
  • Marie Dowling
    From the day he was born Gregory was a very special human. Sweet, imaginative and amazing.
    Every breath was a challenge but he had a strong will to live. He was blessed with very special parents that gave him endless love and support.
    We can all learn...  more
  • Beth Gee
  • Israel Pattison
    Oakwood Cemetery's website has a memorial page for Gregory where people can share memories. Here is the link:

    https://www.remembermyjourney.com/Memorial/23105991
  • Ann D
    Our beloved son, Gregory, will forever be a part of our lives. From birth and throughout his 36+ years he showed an amazing will to live life to the utmost despite congenital heart disease and a progression of life-threatening medical challenges. He...  more
  • Israel Pattison
    Gregory's family is placing a bench in North Carolina State University's J.C. Raulston Arboretum in Gregory's memory. Please consider donating to the arboretum at the link below, and be sure to fill out the portion of the form "Honor, Memory, or Support...  more
  • Israel Pattison
    Thank you for making donations in honor of Gregory. In addition to the North Carolina State University Foundation, consider donating to Make-A-Wish and the Trevor Project in his honor. On the right side of the page, type "Make-A-Wish Eastern North...  more