Chuck Graves, who served as Executive Director of NAFUSA 1998-2000, and as President of NAFUSA 1999-2000, passed away August 22, 2011, in Billings, Montanta. He was 80 years old at the time of his death. He was appointed by President Jimmy Carter as the United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming, and served from 1977-1981.
Graves received his law degree from the University of Colorado. He had a successful law practice in Cheyenne, Wyoming for many years. He is survived by his wife, Halene, as well as five children and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
NAFUSA presented Halene with an American flag with the following inscription: Flown over the U.S. Department of Justice on November 15, 2011 in honor of Charles E. Graves, U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming (1977-1980).