Ralph J. Graziano, 70, New Smyrna Beach, FL died suddenly on November 7, 2011. Born in Albany, N.Y. to the late Anthony and Josephine Graziano, he was a graduate of Cardinal McCloskey High School.
Ralph was the former owner of the Elbo Room, Luigi's, and Garlic John's Cafe of Albany. He was a 1st lieutenant in the US Army having been commissioned at Camp Smith, West Point, N.Y.
Ralph was the beloved husband of Jill Boylan Graziano; and most beloved father of Susannah Graziano and Julia Graziano (pre-deceased). Also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Patrick Horan; nieces, Heather Lupini and Catherine Schuler; beloved aunt and godfather, Philomena and Anthony Russo; and other aunts and cousins. A memorial service will be held in Albany at a later date.