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Randall Gregg , Age: 72
January 07, 1951 - May 04, 2023

Randall E Gregg age 72, on May 4, 2023, lost his year- long battle with Pancreatic
Cancer. His peace came surrounded by his loving family at Capital MultiCare
Medical Center in Olympia, WA.
Randall (Randy) was born on January 7, 1951 to Raymond E. Gregg and Elnora L.
(Seifried) Gregg in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Shawnee Mission South
High School in Overland Park, KS in 1969. Randy attended the University of
Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Economics in
1975. He also worked on his master’s degree in economics/Computer
Science/Remote Sensing at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.
Randy married Cheri (Crippen) Gregg in 1975 whom he said he fell in love with at
first sight. Ryan Edward Gregg was born to this union in 1981.
Randy started his career as an economist at Upland Industries in Omaha, NE. He
also held economist positions at Rocky Mountain Energy in Broomfield, CO. and
NERCO Oil and Gas in Portland, OR. Randy always had a love for computer
science especially promoting Personal computers. He then held positions at
Spectrum Technology, Holliston, MA, Security Benefit, Topeka, KS and was Chief
Information Officer for the Department of Commerce at the State of Kansas
before retiring to Lynnwood, WA in 2012.
Randy loved to help others. He always volunteered to help anyone that had
questions about their computer. He loved all kinds of music, his electric vehicle,
science fiction, movies, and travel. He was always motivated to learn. As Ryan
said, “Dad taught me there is nothing that you can’t try to solve or do”.
Survivors are his wife Cheri of Lacey, WA; His son Ryan (Krista) Gregg of Seattle
and his beloved Granddaughter. His brother Winfred (Jan Broyles) Gregg of
Overland Park, KS and a host of relations and friends. He was preceded in death
by his parents, Raymond and Elnora Gregg, his grandparents Seifried and Gregg.
A casual gathering will be held at 9011 36 th Ct SE Lacey, WA. (Ovation at Oaktree)
to commemorate Randall’s life on June 3, 2023, from 2-4. Please join the family
to share your memories. Another celebration of life will be held later in the
summer for family and friends in Topeka, KS (time and location to be announced).

Additional Service: Celebration of Life
Location: No Location Added
Address: 9011 36 th Ct SE
City: Lacey
State: WA
Zip Code: No Zip Code Added
Date of Service: June 03, 2023
Time of Service: 2:00pm
Additional Information: No Additional Information Added
Google Map: No Google Map


Claudia and Bill Fried May 16, 2023

Close friends Dayton , Ohio

Cheri, We are so very sorry for your loss! We loved Randy ( and you too) like a brother! May his memory be a blessing to you and your family! Lots of love!❤️

Tom Hegarty May 16, 2023

Overseas friend Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland ,

My sincere condolences to you and your family Cheri at this very time. Farewell my dear friend Randy and Lord Rest your beautiful Soul.

Connie Reynolds May 16, 2023

Co-worker Topeka, Ks ,

The picture of Randy, attached, captures Randy’s personality so well… joyous and always smiling!He loved people and was always positive, upbeat and such a creative man!!! Cheri and family, I know you all have so many good memories of this loving and kind man. I hope these memories will help give you some comfort. Sincerely with condolences, Connie Reynolds

Becky Kester May 18, 2023

Co-worker Topeka , Kansas

I enjoyed working with Randy while he was at Commerce. He was a great guy! Sending you all comforting thoughts and tight hugs.

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