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Atty. Niles "Jake" Garrett II


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Atty. Niles "Jake" Garrett II Obituary
Atty. Niles L. Garrett II

Atty. Niles "Jake" Garrett II, 87, of Pasadena, California, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017. Niles was born January 11, 1930 in Cairo, Illinois. At the age of 8 and under the care of his grandfather, Reverend R.F. Hockenhull, he moved to Pasadena, California where he was raised and lived most of his life. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, followed by law school at the University of California, Hastings in San Francisco. He also served in the U.S. Army. Niles loved jazz music and supported a variety of social justice, veterans and youth causes.

Niles is survived by his daughter, Kellie Woodford and her husband; four grandchildren Jamal, Garrett, Maya and Jacob; two great-grandchildren Zaylee and Isaiah; his brother Frederick Garrett; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mable Hockenhull Woods and Niles Garrett I, his son Niles "Ricky" Garrett III, his wife Frances Garrett, and his sister Patricia Garrett-Nevels. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Woods-Valentine Mortuary, 1455 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103. Interment private.
Published in Pasadena Star-News on Jan. 4, 2018
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