Obituaries

Obituaries

Lee Frank Garich 1922 - 2006 Escondido, Calif.

Services for Lee Frank Garich, 84, Escondido, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Welk Champagne Village Hall in Escondido. Burial will be in Singing Hill Memorial Park in El Cajon.Mr. Garich died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, in Escondido.He was born June 29, 1922, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Edward Garich and Hazel McClanahan-Garich. He grew up in Lawrence, Kan., and attended Kansas University. He moved to San Diego in 1941.Mr. Garich served as a lieutenant and pilot in the U.S. Navy and Army Air Corps. He worked as a pharmacist from 1950 to 1998.He was a member of the American Pharmaceutical Assn. and San Diego Pharmaceutical Assn. He was a charter member and deacon of Del Cerro Baptist Church and a member of Neighborhood Church of Escondido.He married Geraldine Garich in 1942 in Lawrence. They divorced. He married Arlene Swenson-Garich in 1994 in San Diego. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Susan Lynne Garich-Masse; two sons, Jerry L. and Peter B.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.The family suggests memorials to Elizabeth Hospice, 150 W. Crest St., Escondido, CA 92025.