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GARRETT, Michael Edwin Passed away at home on Friday, Nov. 23, 2014. He was born on March 11, 1934 in Bloomington, Ill. Michael graduated from Millikin University and the University of Illinois, with a B.S. and M.A. degree respectively. He spent many years in education as a Mathematics teacher/ administrator in Ill. and Calif. ending his career at Mark Keppel High School in Alhambra, Calif. After retirement he worked with graduate students as a Student Teaching/ Administrative Supervisor for Chapman/Brandman University. His love for music drew him to many types of musical venues such as brass band, orchestra, opera, jazz, musical theatre, country, and polka groups. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 54 years, Margaret Louise; children, Margaret Colleen and Michael Railton Garrett (Leila); grandchildren, David Railton, Haley Elyse and Sophia Claire Garrett, and step grandson, Alex Baird. He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Patricia Rowland. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at 1:15pm at The Salvation Army Tabernacle in Pasadena, 960 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, Calif., 91106. He will be missed by all who knew him. Eternal Valley Memorial Park Mortuary

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