Egils Maris Grasis age 72, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in Yuma, AZ. He was born on January 11, 1943 in Latvia.Maris was known for his wonderful sense of humor and kindness. He enjoyed sailing, running marathons and golfing.Maris is survived by his wife, Patricia of 50 years; daughter, Barbara A. (Bob) Frizol; son, Maris A. (Heather) Grasis; brother, Andy A. (Patsy) Grasis; sister-in-law, Joyce Grasis; sisters, Elza and Sarma Grasis; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his father, Janis A. Grasis; mother, Elizabete Grasis; brother, John Grasis.A private gathering will take place at a later date in San Diego, CA.