June 4, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 23

Grace Lucy Krall

On May 16, 2014, Grace Lucy (Caricaburu) Krall, 84, was freed from her long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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One of seven children, she was born Sept. 11, 1929, on a small sheep ranch near Glasgow, Mont., to Pete and Mary Jane Caricaburu.

She may not have received a high level of formal education, but that didn't hinder her in life. While working on the campus of Montana State University, she met Gerald James "Jerry" Krall. They were married April 2, 1956. They eventually moved to Reno, Nev. She and Gerald were married for 52 years, until Gerald's passing in 2008.

Grace worked at the Univ...

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