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MADISON - Gracellen Endy, loving wife and mother, age 86, passed away peacefully at her home in Madison on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Grace was born Dec. 28, 1930, in New York, to the late Murray and Ada (Dewar) Scullin. She graduated from St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in New York City, Central Connecticut State University and the University of Connecticut. Grace married Thomas Endy on Jan. 26, 1952, in Richmond Hill, N.Y. Before teaching nursing at Madison Area Technical College for eight years (retiring in 1993), she was a practicing registered nurse in New York, Connecticut, and Wisconsin.

Grace was a "Who's New in Madison" for 26 years, and loved to play bridge, read, bowl, golf, and garden, and enjoyed traveling.

Grace is survived by her loving husband of 65 years ,Tom; her three loving sons, Michael (Sharon), Peter, and Donald; brother, Edward (Jeanne) Scullin; sister, Edith Nadraus; sister-in-law, Margaret Neiland; and other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; and brothers-in-law, Andrew Nadraus and Andrew Neiland.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home on Thursday.

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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8317 Elderberry Road, Madison, WI 53717.

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