Dr. William E. McGraw
- November 5, 1943 - June 15, 2012
- Indianapolis, Indiana
of William's Passing
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I was in Tampa last week and shocked to hear of Bill's passing when I returned. I enjoyed my friendship with him and was pleased to...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Akins - Carmel, IN - Friend
“I was shocked to hear of Bill;s passing. I remember his as a good man that supported Holy Cross and Dotre Dame. And, as a wonderful family man. He...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Amy Brammer - Fishers, IN
“Praying God's continuing comfort during the funeral today.
3 of 12 | Posted by: Joe and Pat Estes - Indianapolis, IN
I was so sorry to hear about the death of Bill. You and Bill were so generous to HC when we had the Feast of the Holy Cross celebration...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Therese Reckley - Indianapolis, IN
“Bill and I worked together for many years. We had an unspoken agreement that he would be at work first and I would jog up the back stairs my usual 5...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Lori Wells - Zionsville, IN
“I worked with Bill for the last 12 years. He was such a wonderful man and when the work day was almost ended, we would talk about our families, our...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Dicke - Zionsville, IN
“I remember all too well the kindness and compassion that you showed to me as a young child...even when Mikey and I would drive you crazy riding our...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sarah (Duane) Hedden - Red House, WV
“Ann, so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this sad time.
8 of 12 | Posted by: Patricia
“Sorry for your loss Anne. You are one tough woman! love you lots :)
9 of 12 | Posted by: Brittanni George
“Joe and I are so sorry for the loss but we know he is at peace now.
Uncle Joe and Aunt Bonnie
10 of 12 | Posted by: Bonnie Ferguson - Lake Orion, MI
“We are so sorry, Mike and Dawn. MY God give comfort and strength.
11 of 12 | Posted by: Joe and Pat Estes - Indianapolis, IN
“We are so sorry for your loss. Bill was a quiet and gentle man and an excellent physician. He will be greatly missed by the medical community.
12 of 12 | Posted by: Shirley Thomas/Doug Marshall - IN
Dr. William Elmer McGraw, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away June 15, 2012. He was born November 5, 1943, in St. James, MO, the son of the late Elmer and Helen (Schuster) McGraw.
He received his Bachelor's Degree from Notre Dame, followed by attending Ohio State University where he received his Doctor of Medicine, and then completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War for two years.
Dr. McGraw retired in 2011 from Northwest Radiology. He loved travel, music, and reading. He was an avid football fan, and was fiercely loyal to Notre Dame and the Colts.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Marie (Szrama) McGraw; two daughters, Noel McGraw (husband Dan Boster), Indianapolis, Michelle (Andrew) Plasz, Highland Park, IL; son, Michael (Dawn) McGraw, Indianapolis; step-daughter, Michelle (Kyle) Freeman, Danville; grandchildren, Kate, Joshua, Allen, and Elliot. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bob, and three sisters, Pat, Elizabeth, and Kathleen.
Funeral mass will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Church of the Holy Cross, 125 North Oriental Street. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Flanner and Buchanan – Broad Ripple, 1305 East Broad Ripple Avenue. Memorial contributions may be directed to the church. Online condolences or to view Dr. McGraw's video tribute may be done by visiting www.flannerbuchanan.com.