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    Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett


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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    So sad. He was my Dentist growing up and really pushed me to go to Tech.

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    He tailgated with a motorhome just north of the north endzone for the longest time.

    I may not have the story right, but I understood he made arrangements for some of the Junction City football teams to attend a Tech game as a group.

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    A dear friend and fellow student trainer back in our Tech days in the 1970s.
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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    Does anyone know what he died of? It sounds like he was only about 64 yrs old.

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    Quote Originally Posted by HogDawg View Post
    Does anyone know what he died of? It sounds like he was only about 64 yrs old.
    He'd had health problems for a long time. I believe it was congestive heart failure.
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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnylightnin View Post
    He'd had health problems for a long time. I believe it was congestive heart failure.
    Thanks Johnny. I'm really sorry to hear about this.

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    A big loss to the Tech family.

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnylightnin View Post
    He'd had health problems for a long time. I believe it was congestive heart failure.
    I hadn't seen him in a few years, but in his later years he usually carried a lot of weight. If it wasn't heart, something like diabetes wouldn't surprise me. One of the comments on the obit's tribute wall mentioned he spent time in one of the El Dorado nursing homes. It's not clear when though.

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    The obit link I started this thread with now has pictures.


    http://www.baileyfuneralhome.net/obi...Photo-13720236

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    I remember his lobby contained volumes of Tech year books as reading material while you wait to be seen. The man loved everything Louisiana Tech.

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    Re: Rest in peace Dr. Wendell Garrett

    Quote Originally Posted by bleudog View Post
    The obit link I started this thread with now has pictures.


    http://www.baileyfuneralhome.net/obi...Photo-13720236
    Thank you for posting this. I remember him both while at Tech and now.

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