Born: July 9, 1952 at the Pensacola Naval Hospital
Mother: Glenna Skipper Granzella
Father: ENS John D. Granzella, USNR
Education: Estancia High School, Costa Mesa, CA
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
University of California, Santa Barbara, Economics, 1975
Private Pilot license, age 16
Before entering the Navy in 1976, he toured the world with a backpack and no schedule.
He died in a T-39 crash 4/1/1977, near Julian, CA, while training in low level high speed navigation.
Navy Flight wings given posthumously.
You earned your wings
fly on, my son-