SDPD 07/20/1942 - 03/27/1961
03/17/1921 - 09/10/2009
Harry L. Grady of Vancouver, WA, passed away Sept. 10, 2009. He was born March 17, 1921 in Everett, WA and lived in San Diego, CA until moving to Vancouver in 1986.

He married Ruth Adele Stulgate on Aug. 27, 1943 at Eagle Rock, CA. She later died in 2008.

Harry was a Navy veteran of World War II.

He retired in 1982 after 41 years in law enforcement, first in 1961 from the San Diego Police Dept., then from Naval Investigative Service and San Diego District Attorney's Office.

Harry was a defender of Oregon and Washington Pioneers (1843). He was the grandson of Peter Holt Hatch who helped found the First Congregational Church west of the Rockies at Oregon City, OR in 1944 and helped Tibitha Brown establish Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR in 1846. His grandfather, Joseph Bretherton, was a member of the 1890 Lt. O'Neil Army Survey Expedition in the Olympic Mountains that was formed at the Vancouver Barracks. He was to be the first man to climb Mt. Olympus.

Survivors include his daughters, Kim Biro, Baltimore, MD, Sherry Bernal, San Bernardino, CA; brother, Roger Grady, Des Canso, CA; niece, Linda Hastie, Eureka, CA; nephew, Mike Grady, Eureka, CA; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
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Brother of Officer Roger Grady