Steven Venning Kruger ’77

Steven Venning Kruger was born February 19, 1955 in Charleston, SC, and passed away July 20, 2016 in Atlanta, GA, surrounded by family.

He received a bachelor’s degree in English from Davidson College in 1977 and a master’s in Media Arts from the University of South Carolina in 1981.

His career was highlighted by periods at Heery Architecture and The Coca-Cola Company. A life-long student of art and literature, a follower of American musical theatre, and collector of original Disney drawings, his life was full of curiosity.

He is survived by his mother, Shirley Venning Kruger of Atlanta, GA; brother, Walter James Kruger, III and sister-in-law, Sandra Kruger of Atlanta, GA; niece, Logan Frances Kruger of Brooklyn, NY; uncle and aunt, Louis and Nancy Kruger, of Charleston, SC; aunt, Elizabeth Yon of Summerville, SC; beloved cat, Grover; many cousins, honorary nieces and nephews, and countless loving friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Atlanta Humane Society, Project Open Hand or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home & Crematory.

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