Funeral for gas worker who died on job

March 6, 2010 3:35:48 PM PST
Loved ones said goodbye Saturday to a Peoples Gas worker who was killed on the job.A funeral was held Saturday morning in suburban Frankfort, Ill. for 39-year-old Michael Gryga. He died Wednesday while working in an underground vault near the Willis Tower.

A pressurized pipe suddenly shifted, striking Gryga and another worker.

Gryga was a husband and father who coached a girls' softball team. He was remembered as a friendly man with a good sense of humor.


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