Gregory N. ‘Fez’ Dash
Air Force officer

Gregory N. “Fez” Dash, a retired Air Force major who had participated in combat operations in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan, died Feb. 14 at his home in Silver Spring, Md. He was 37.

The cause of his death was Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, said his mother, Isabel Dash.

Gregory Nath Dash was born in Silver Spring and graduated in 1994 from Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville, Md. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1998.

He received a medical retirement from the Air Force in 2012.

Survivors include his wife of one year, Krisztina Pinter Dash of Silver Spring; and his parents, Gopendra and Isabel Dash of North Potomac, Md.

— Bart Barnes