Reuben Garrison

Reuben "Gary" Garrison

Gary died peacefully at his Walnut Creek home on May 14. He was 97. Born in Mansfield, Arkansas he lived through the depression and dustbowl and served as an Army officer in WWII. In 1984 he retired as Controller for Christian Brothers in Moraga. He is survived by his wife Janet, daughter Kathleen (David), and son Bill (Bernie). A man who touched many lives with his gentle kindness, he will be greatly missed.

A memorial celebrating his life will be held June 9 (for details contact family). In lieu of other rememberances, gifts can be made to Hospice of the East Bay.

Published in San Francisco Chronicle on May 19, 2013