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Dr. Carl Louis Evans Grant, 46, of Grand Island, chairman of the medical staff at Sheehan Memorial Hospital, died Sunday (Oct. 5, 1997) in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a brief illness.

Born in Manhattan, he attended Marist College, took pre-med studies at Harvard University and was a graduate of the University at Buffalo Medical School. He served his residency at Buffalo General Hospital.

Specializing in internal medicine, he maintained a practice at 840 Humboldt Parkway, operated a clinic at 305 Perry St. and made house calls. In addition to Sheehan Hospital, he was a staff member at Buffalo General Hospital and Erie County Medical Center.

An instructor in the UB Medical School, he receive the UB Biomedical Sciences Commendation for Teaching Excellence in 1992.

He was a member of the American Medical Association, the American Anatomical Association and the Educational Research Board.

He enjoyed playing basketball, golfing, skiing, swimming and weight lifting. He was an avid collector of African art.

Surviving are his wife, the former Lachele Clemons; four sons, Khori of Buffalo and Carl Jr., Adrian and Trevor, all of Grand Island; six daughters, Christian of New Britain, Conn., Kahlia and Lauran, both of Buffalo, and Maria, LaShae and Cheynae, all of Grand Island; two brothers, Mustafa Majeed of Melrose Park, Pa., and Larry of Poughkeepsie; and three sisters, Barbara, Rita Lewis and Florence, all of Poughkeepsie.

Services will be held at noon Thursday in Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 1327 Fillmore Ave. Interment will be in Forest Lawn.

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