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MCGARVEY Hugh McGarvey, 70, passed away at his residence in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL on December 22, 2012. Born on December 24, 1941 in Chicago, IL, Hugh had a lifetime passion for ballroom dancing; he was employed by Fred Astaire Dance Studio while attending University of Illinois in Chicago. He spent most of his career in real estate, owning his own ERA office and was a member of the Illinois Board of Realtors and a member of the Streamwood Jaycees. Later in life, Hugh went back to ballroom and purchased his own dance studio named Dance Time, in Schaumburg, IL before retiring a few years ago to Florida. He spent his last evening on the dance floor of the local Fred Astaire Dance studio doing what he enjoyed most. Hugh was the only son of Hugh and Harriet O'Boyle McGarvey and is survived by his only daughter, Lynette (Dominic) Ford; and 4 grandchildren, Mykala, Tabatha, Declan and Alanna, as well as a cousin Mary Britton in Venice, FL. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 30th in Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home. Please visit our online Tribute at Services under the care and direction of: Please Sign the Guestbook @
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Dec. 29, 2012
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