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Robert David Garren


Robert David Garren

Robert David Garren, 94, was born Jan. 31, 1922 in Brevard to Mamie Galloway and Robert Wesley Garren. After suffering a heart attack, he passed away with his children by his side March 12, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C.

He, who lived his first 91 years in Transylvania County, endured a childhood of poverty during the Great Depression. Along with his memories of getting his first pocket knife at three years old (and losing it); of playing with a baby rabbit brought over the mountain in a sack by an old man at 4 years old; and at 13 tasting mayonnaise with some girls from church, were his memories...

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