Major David C. "Garry" Garrison
Garry died peacefully at home and ascended to his Lord on Saturday, October 15, 2016 surrounded by his loving wife and family. He was born June 18, 1939 to the late Hill and Mable Garrison in Kansas City, Missouri. He is survived by his wife Peggy, one brother Ward Garrison, four children: Cindi Hosmer, Rex Garrison (Heidi), Ronda Batt (Tony) and Sandra Garrison (Gene); ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by three step sons Dale Koehn, Craig Koehn (Valerie) and Rick Koehn (Michelle), five step grandchildren, and four step great grandchildren. Garry received his Bachelor degree in 1963 from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. In 1974 he received his MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He completed 20 years with the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam, Saudi Arabia and the Marshall Islands. He retired in 1983. After retirement, he received his CPA certificate and practiced until 2002. He was an active member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Manitou Kiwanis Club, Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby, Ute Pass Historical Society, Ute Pass Chamber of Commerce, Chipita Park Association and West Side Cares. Garry was loved and cherished by all who knew him. Celebration of Life Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 10am Trinity United Methodist Church 701 North 20th Street Colorado Springs, Colorado In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Manitou Springs Kiwanis Scholarship Program (103 Pawnee Ave. Manitou Springs, CO 80829) or Trinity United Methodist Church.
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