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File #: 0405X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/10/2018 In control: Remy
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the life of Mr. Christopher Bradley-Krauss.
Sponsors: Emmanuel V. Remy, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin
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To Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the life of Mr. Christopher Bradley-Krauss.


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WHEREAS, Mr. Christopher Bradley-Krauss was born August 31, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Graduating from Indiana University in 1987, Chris went on to earn his American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval in 1990. His renowned passion for meteorology led him to forecast the weather in several Midwestern states, including Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan; and

WHEREAS, as a new member of the WBNS-10TV family, Chris joined the airwaves on July 1st, 2006 in Columbus, Ohio and served as the 10TV Chief Meteorologist for 12 years. Greatly respected for his work and loved for his personality, Chris quickly developed a strong following on 10TV and social media platforms. His booming voice and effortless knack for connecting with viewers made him number one in the market; and

WHEREAS, a family man to the core, Chris would swiftly slip out of the newsroom after the 6 p.m. news to run home to have a quick dinner with his family. Chris shared a loving 23 years with his husband, Jason Bradley-Krauss and they have two children, Spencer and Maria; and

WHEREAS, recognized as a leader in and champion of the community, Chris wore many hats including being a role model for LGBTQ+ youth. Chris also dedicated himself to being an active supporter of organizations that provided support services to members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community. Chris made it his mission to march in both the annual Stonewall Columbus Pride Parade and AIDS Walk; and

WHEREAS, Chris loved running and cycling and did so in many charity races including Pelotonia and Maria's Miles. Because of his dedication to give back, Chris could be counted on every year to be a part of the Nationwide Children's Hospital telethon; and

WHEREAS, on December 5, 2018, Christopher Charles Bradley-Krauss, at the age of 53, passed away peacefully with his family by his side. After a 21 month battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chris a...

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