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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008

    Heads Up! Grant Passed Away

    Sarasota Offshore Racer Grant Elsbree Passed Away

    Thought you might want to know, left a wife and young daughter.
    In memory of a fellow racer please send donations for his family.
    A fund has been set up at Wachovia Bank
    Please make check payable to :

    Brooke Susan Elsbree Beneficiary Fund

    if you can't drop them off, you can mail them to us at
    Elsbree Fund
    PO Box 15166
    Sarasota, Fl. 34277

    and we will deliver them,or you may drop the check at any Wachovia Bank

    It's a good cause

    Here is the obituary

    Grant Elsbree
    Dec. 5, 1959 - Aug. 17, 2008

    Grant Elsbree, 48, Sarasota, died Aug. 17, 2008.
    A celebration of life and loving tribute to Grant will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the South Gate Community Center, 3145 South Gate Circle, Sarasota.
    In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Brooke Susan Elsbree Beneficiary Fund at any Wachovia Bank.
    Born a true Sarasota boy, Grant will be forever remembered for his magnetism and lust for life, his sincere interest in helping others, and his loyal and loving spirit. Grant was truly admired for his masterful skills as a marine mechanic for 30 years. Grant raced offshore powerboats for many years, retiring after winning the World Championships of Offshore Racing in Key West, Fla. Grant was also a dive master and an exceptional downhill snow skier.
    Survivors include his wife, Melissa Karp Elsbree; his 10-year-old daughter, Brooke; his parents, Earle and Virginia Bradshaw of Sarasota; his brothers, Dr. Scott Elsbree of Sarasota, Kent Elsbree of Marietta, Ga., John Bradshaw of Sarasota, Jeff Bradshaw of Clearwater, and Scott Bradshaw of McKinleyville, Calif.
    Also, his cousin, Sigrid Swedenborg; and far reaching, loving family, including nine wonderful nieces and nephews.

  2. #2
    Racer Racer Ryan Beckley's Avatar
    My Boats:
    1987 24 Skater, 2006 30 Skater
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Sarasota, Florida, USA
    Godspeed Grant, thanks for helping me out on several occasions!

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