James A. Graff, 28 passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital @ Rahway. Jim was a graduate of Cranford High School and attended the Art Institute of Boston @ Leslie University. Jim was a talented artist and cartoonist. He created original illustrations for books and wrote lyrics for songs. He was in his way a renaissance man. He read physics texts for fun and studied everything from the universe and it's mysteries to ancient and modern religions. He will be missed by those who knew him well and appreciated his many faceted personality. James is survived by his mother, Melanie, his father, James and his brother Sean. A service will be held in his memory at 10:30 am on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church of Cranford.