Leeward Alex Garrow

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Tuesday, July 31, 2007
PERU – Leeward Alex Garrow, 78, of the Laphams Mills Road, Peru, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Lyon Mountain, July 3, 1929, the son of Alex and Mable (Bressette) Garrow.
Mr. Garrow worked at Imperial Mill from 1945 until retiring in 1977.
He enjoyed puttering in the garage, working on antique woodstoves, telling jokes, singing, and telling stories to his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle (Bruce) Garrow of Peru, whom he married Jan. 15, 1948, in New Jersey; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Rebecca Garrow of Peru and Harley “Chuck” and Marianne Garrow of Peru; grandchildren, Peggy Marie Garrow of Peru, Shawn Garrow of Peru, Stacey Snyder and husband Travis of Peru, Mary Garrow of Peru, and Scott and Chad Cross of Peru; adopted granddaughter, Rebecca Buchanan of Peru; great-grandchildren, Monica, Samantha and Bryanna Durgan, Bianka, Destiny and Zoey Snyder, Victoria and Cole Garrow and Erika Cross; three brothers, Tony Garrow of Keeseville, Ralph Garrow and wife Laura of Plattsburgh and John Garrow of Plattsburgh; three sisters, Eleanor Trombley and companion Al Bendaravicius of Plattsburgh, Gloria Kennedy and husband Robert of Plattsburgh and Linda Lapier of Albany; sister-in-law, Christine Garrow; former daughter-in-law, Henrietta Everleth; lifelong family friend, Joan Shipman; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; and three brothers, Arnold, Howard and Ross Garrow.
At Leeward’s request, there will be no public calling hours or services.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the North Country or the FitzPatrick Cancer Center in Plattsburgh.
The family extends a very special thank you to Hospice of the North Country for their assistance.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home in Peru.
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