Jerry Duaine Bryant, 90, retired US Navy engine mechanic who served during the Korean War, of Northbrook and formerly of Peoria, IL, Phoeniz, AZ and Sacramento, CA at rest on June 30, 2022. Former husband of Alice (Olson) Bryant for 28 years. Loving father of Denise Michelle Rabe, Brian Rabe, and Diane Maureen Bryant. Beloved grandfather of Lauren Rabe, Eric Rabe, Annika Reno and Vitaly Reno. Jerry was pre-deceased by his 5 dear siblings. Longtime mechanic for decades in the rocket, auto, and motorcycle industries. He became a traveling salesman in the 1970's and loved the road. He loved to ride his Harley Davidson and participated every year in the Toys for Tots drive. He was an outdoorsman who loved to camp out and in the 70's he volunteered as a camp ground host for the National Parks.
In lieu of flowers, donoations may be made in Jerry's memory to Toys for Tots https://www.toysfortots.org
Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois.