Obituary: Douglas Barnet Granville, 64 (Updated)

Douglas Barnet Granville, 64, of Southborough passed away peacefully on Friday, February 14, 2014, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He fought esophageal cancer with courage and grace for four years.

Doug was born on October 25, 1949 in Boston, MA, the son of the late Carl and Joan (Strecker) Barnet. He was raised and educated in Brookline, MA and graduated from Brandeis University in 1971. He was a devoted Boston sports fan and an avid tennis player. Doug is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Norma Granville, his cherished daughter, Jessica Ruth Granville, his brother, Charles S. Granville, sisters in law; Solly Granville, Regina Granville, Manuela Gani, Patricia Gani, Pamela Gani, brothers in law in law; Robert Krawitz and Grant Gani, mother in law, Liliane Gani, nieces and nephews; Sherry Farley (Bob), Joanne Rafferty (Mike) and Michele Watson (Steve), Melanie and Colin Granville, Julia, David and Adam Cohen, and cousin Sara Tintari.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Brandeis University, Berlin Chapel, Waltham, MA. Reception to follow at the Brandeis Faculty Club.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123-1718, or on-line at

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Updated (2/24/14 8:15 am): The charity name (American Cancer Society) was missing.

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