Frank P. Garrison

Francis Patrick Garrison, 67, of Columbia, died Sunday, May 5, 2019. Born February 23, 1952 in Holyoke, MA, he was the son of the late James Ralph and Alice Donovan Garrison. Frank graduated from Dreher High School and earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of South Carolina. He worked in the property and casualty insurance industry as a marketing representative. Frank was a member of St. Martin’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Skardon Garrsion; son, F. Patrick Garrison, Jr. (Kaitlyn); daughter, Elizabeth S. Garrison; sisters, Ann Locklier (Bo) and Jill Carroll; father-in-law, James W. Skardon; sisters-in-law, Sally Skardon, Dotty Kolb (Wade), and Genny Shelley (Allen); as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Albert Cullen; mother-in-law, Geraldine Skardon; and his brother-in-law, Bill Carroll.

A service will be held Wednesday, May 8th, at 1 o’clock at St. Martin’s In-the-Fields Episcopal Church with the Rev. Susan Prinz, Ph.D., and The Rev. Chuck Petit M.D. officiating. A reception will follow in the church parish hall. The family will receive friends 5 until 7 o’clock, Tuesday afternoon at the church. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Martin’s In-the-Fields Episcopal Church Building Fund, 5220 Clemson Ave., Columbia, SC 29206.

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