Benjamin WM Groseclose, 49, of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully on July 23, 2019. Ben was born March 9, 1970 in Phoenix to David and Karen Groseclose. He is predeceased by both of his parents. He is survived by his brother, John David Groseclose (Debi), sister, Susan Elizabeth Petersheim, two nieces and a nephew, Haley Anne Petersheim, Brian Anthony Petersheim, Jr., and Lily Margo Groseclose. He was the eldest of three children and graduated from Camelback High School in 1988. He was an Eagle Scout in Troop 41 and earned his Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Recording Engineering from the Johnston Center at The University of Redlands in 1999. He rocked through life as a drummer, sound engineer, computer repair technician, and Deadhead. Ben will be remembered most for his passion of music, his curiosity of all things related to science and technology, his kind spirit, his sweet and gentle demeanor, his remarkable genius in being able to fix or build nearly anything, his genuine compassion for others, his endless generosity and giving nature, and his love of animals. He is loved and missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Home Fur Good Animal Shelter, 10220 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85028 or Boy Scout Troop 41, Scoutmaster Brian Cook, 2215 E Sweetwater, Phoenix, AZ 85022
This past summer we came across this piece written in a book of remembrance at Camp Geronimo.