John Gardner

GARDNER, JOHN P. John P. Gardner died (age 63) on February 16, 2013 after battling lymphoma. Born in Rochester, MN; enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and married Lynda Zander. After receiving a degree in Aeronautical Engineering John worked at Sikorsky Aircraft for 34 years, a career he loved. John is survived by his wife and two children, Patrick and Shannyn Gardner; and grandchild, Kazuo Gardner. A memorial service will be held March 1, 2013, at Macken Funeral Home, 1105 12th St SE, Rochester, MN. The family requests any contributions be sent to the MD Anderson Cancer Center via www.mdanderson.org/gift, designating aspergillus research.

Published in The New Haven Register on Feb. 25, 2013