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Garland McGuire Byrum II


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Garland McGuire Byrum II Obituary
October 22, 1945 - October 14, 2017 Prominent Southern California political activist, author and historian, dies at 71. Gar Byrum passed away suddenly at his home in Claremont, California, from a cardiac event. Gar passed away doing what he loved best, working on another entry to his political blog "Politics from the Middle." Gar was well-known in Claremont and nearby communities for his wry wit and keen political insights. He enjoyed a good laugh and was self-effacing, generous and a devoted father and friend. Gar is survived by his son Sean Byrum, daughter Siobhan Pycroft, son-in-law Richard Pycroft and sister Maralou Gray. A funeral service will be held for Gar on Saturday, November 4th, 2017, 4pm at Claremont Todd Memorial Chapel, 325 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, CA.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 26 to Oct. 27, 2017
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