Gage Robert Schrantz

Born on January 1, 1997

Departed on July 4, 2019 and resided in Sarasota, FL

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January 1, 1997- July 4, 2019

With deepest sorrow, we announce that Gage Robert Schrantz, beloved son, brother, family member and friend passed away tragically on Thursday July 4, 2019 in Nashville, TN.
He was beloved by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Gage was born on New Year’s Day in Greenville, South Carolina and created memories wherever he went.
Survived by his parents, Matthew and Christine Schrantz; his brothers, Grant ( Sarasota Florida) Grayson, ( Nashville Tennessee) Garrett, ( Covington Kentucky) and sister, Gavin (Sarasota Florida) ;his grandmother, Joan Schrantz; his grandfather, Edward Kelly and numerous cousins.

Gage was a comet with a bright trajectory that was extinguished far too soon. He lived his life with exuberance and happiness that was infectious. He quietly excelled at all he endeavored. But it was not these accomplishments that set him apart; rather the grace and giving spirit with which he participated and encouraged others.
Gage graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School and was an integral part of this Faith Community:
Class president of Cardinal Mooney High School for sophomore and junior years;
CYD/ Boys and Girls Club STAR ambassador and board member for Sarasota Parks and Recreation;
Cardinal Mooney Baseball (4 years), AAU baseball Sharks, Scorpions and Pokers;
Cardinal Mooney Football, National Honor Society, Ministry Team, and Miracle League.

Gage attended Arizona State University and recently graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Finance. He was recognized by the WP. Carey School of Business at ASU as a SIM fund analyst for the Student investment management Fund (SIM Fund) . Gage interned with Biltmore Wealth Management. Gage was a former member of Pi Kappa Alpha- once a Pike always a Pike.

Gage had just recently begun his career with Trademark Metals Recycling. He was enthusiastically learning this industry to take on the role of a Commercial Buyer.
Gage has friends too numerous to count who extol Gage as the happiest most genuine encouraging friend they could have. Gage will be greatly missed.
We are all deeply saddened that we will not be able to witness his continued ability to quietly achieve while developing friends and bringing happiness and encouragement to all.
Gage will be greatly missed. Rest in peace we love you beyond measure.

The family would like to extend an invitation to attend his Celebration of Life Service on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the Incarnation Catholic Church (2901 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34239) at 1:00PM. A reception will immediately follow the service at Signature Events & Catering (4870 S. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34231) from 2:30PM until 5:00pm.

In lieu of flowers please give to the scholarship fund in Gage’s name at Cardinal Mooney High School.

You may donate at: Search Gage Schrantz
or mail checks to............
4171 Fruitville Road, Sarasota FL 34232
Attn: Gage Schrantz Memorial Scholarship

4 Comments to Mr. Gage Robert Schrantz

  1. Linda Vernon says:

    I still have no words except my heart breaks for you and your family Christine. Our children forever remain a piece of us. May God give you the comfort, strength, peace and ability to go forward as Gage would want.
    Love to all.

  2. John M Vautier says:

    Gage was a great young man, son, brother, cousin and nephew. He was full of life and a treasure to be around. He will be missed by many. We will miss him most at the family gatherings over holidays, playing family games (which he was tremendously competitive at, and frequently my partner.) The Lord must have needed him to call him up so soon. I look forward to seeing him when I pass. Love to all the family. John

  3. Hannah Wasserman says:

    Our deepest love and sympathies from my family to yours. Gage was a beautiful boy in every way. I wish I could be there with you all. Love you all.

  4. Beth Donofrio says:

    The Mass was a beautiful celebration of Gage’s life. Gavin and Gage’s roommate both spoke so well. You are all in my prayers. I am thankful that I had the opportunity to know and to teach Gage. He was always a joy to be around and I often came home with stories of funny things he did in class. He was fun-loving and responsible, a happy boy and serious student, a talented athlete. May the Holy Spirit fill your family with strength and comfort.

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