On March 18, 2017, Desmond Lynn Graydon was shot in a senseless act of violence while he was working in his place of business. His death two weeks later, on April 4, 2017, stunned his family and friends, leaving them with an eternal void that can never be filled. In the wake of this tragedy, we take time to remember the life and spirit of Desmond Lynn Graydon.
A Creative Mind Desmond was known for his creative mind and vitality; he had a way of connecting with people that left an impression. Whether it was through his work as an entrepreneur or simply being present with those around him, Desmond used his creative energy to bring joy and laughter to those who knew him best. He loved to share stories about his three children and the many adventures that came along with parenthood. He found a way to use humor to make every situation more bearable. His heartwarming spirit will be remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
An Inspiration to All Those Who Knew Him Desmond’s creativity extended beyond just connecting with people; he also used his skills to make a difference in the lives of others. Through music production and artistry, Desmond shared talent with countless individuals whom he inspired without even realizing it. Although he may have been unaware of how much of an impact, he made on so many lives, those close to him understand what a remarkable human being he was—and still is—to them all. His legacy lives on through those whom he touched throughout his short life here on earth.
Although we are still struggling to come to terms with our loss, we continue to honor Desmond’s memory by cherishing each moment spent together as if it were our last one together—because it truly could have been our last one together. We must never forget that life is precious, no matter how long or short it may be; we must not take anything for granted because none of us know when our time will come abruptly as it did for Desmond Lynn Graydon on April 4th, 2017. May we strive each day towards living our best lives like Desmond did so courageously until the very end!