A Celebration of Life for Phil Grom Jr., 67, Lawrence, will be held from 2 to 5 pm on Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Union Pacific Depot in North Lawrence. Phil died Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at his home, surrounded by family, after a battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
Phil was a longtime groundskeeper for University of Kansas Athletics, and a longtime sports official. He was also an avid fisherman and golfer, and worked at Eagle Bend Golf Course.
Survivors include his wife, Becky, and children Katie and Matthew.
A full obituary will appear here later.