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Gregg A. Bridge-Chase

July 18, 1955 — September 5, 2023

Port Byron, Illinois

Gregg A. Bridge-Chase, 68, of Port Byron, Illinois, died Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at home.

Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory, Moline, Illinois, under the direction of Cremation Society of the Quad Cities.

Gregg Alan Chase was born July 18, 1955, in Cincinnati  ,Ohio the son of Gerald “Jerry” Chase and Marian (Landells) Murphy.  He married the love of his life, Sandra Bridge, on 13 March 1992, during a ski honeymoon in the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Gregg graduated from Davenport Central High School, Class of 1973.  He was awarded a merit scholarship.

Gregg was proud to work in the food & hospitality industry for over 50 years.  He worked with and met the best people. Gregg was known as Grandpa to the Steventons and Duck City Bistro families.  Gregg also spent over 20 years working at the Davenport Country Club in various positions.  He loved being the Director of Outdoor Happiness but most recently he was the locker room manager.  He loved golf and the chance to work at a premier golf course was icing on the cake.

Gregg enjoyed golf, travel and craft gardening but his passion was for the love and promotion of their Cesky Terriers.  Gregg, his wife, daughter and granddaughter showed and bred these rare dogs from the Czech Republic.  If you ever asked Gregg about his dogs you got an education.  Through this experience Gregg and Sandra have developed friendships throughout the world.

Gregg is survived by his mother, Marian, brothers; Dan (Carol), Dave (Marla), Jim and sister Laura (Glenn).  In addition his beloved wife, Sandra, daughter Melissa, son Winston (Christina), 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his father.

The Cesky Terrier Health and Breeder Fund has been established in memory of Gregg.  Donations  maybe made to the fund at PO Box 44, Rapids City, IL 61278 or via PayPal at

A Rememberance Event is planned for 21 October.  Contact Sandra Bridge-Chase at for details. 

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