Garff K. McMullin

9 Feb 1923 - 4 Dec 1996


Garff K. McMullin

9 Feb 1923 - 4 Dec 1996
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Garff Kay (Mc) McMullin, our beloved husband, dad, grandfather, and friend, age 73, passed away December 4, 1996, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born February 9, 1923 in South Jordan, Utah, to Glen and Genevieve Fitzgerald McMullin. Married Avrin Doreen Jensen on September 16, 1947, in S
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Garff K. McMullin


Evergreen Cemetery

1876-1998 North 2000 West
Springville, Utah, Utah
United States

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Ill meet you in the moonlight and we'll dance across the milky way embraced in the arms of our lord, SP4 US ARMY VIETNAM PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II

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May 25, 2011

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Garff Kay (Mc) McMullin, our beloved husband, dad, grandfather, and friend, age 73, passed away December 4, 1996, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born February 9, 1923 in South Jordan, Utah, to Glen and Genevieve Fitzgerald McMullin. Married Avrin Doreen Jensen on September 16, 1947, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Served honorably in the Army during World War II. Graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in metallurgical engineering, and retired after 37 years with US Steel in Cedar City, Utah, and Lander, Wyoming. Member of the LDS Church.He is survived by his devoted wife; children, Greg (Bev) Spokane, WA; Crea (Martha) Denver, CO; Leesa Scott, Provo; nine grandchildren; two brothers, Max, Napa, CA; Nyal D., Los Altos, CA; sister, ArLou Bateman, Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by his mother and father, and son-in-law, Martin J. Scott. Funeral services were held Saturday, 1 p.m. December 7, 1996, in the Walker Mortuary, 187 So. Main Street, Spanish Fork.

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Garff K. McMullin was born on 9 Feb 1923
Garff K. McMullin was 17 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
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Garff K. McMullin was 21 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
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Garff K. McMullin was 30 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
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Garff K. McMullin was 41 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
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Garff K. McMullin was 56 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
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Garff K. McMullin was 58 years old when The first launch of a Space Shuttle (Columbia) takes place: The STS-1 mission. The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS), taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development. The first of four orbital test flights occurred in 1981, leading to operational flights beginning in 1982. In addition to the prototype whose completion was cancelled, five complete Shuttle systems were built and used on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011, launched from the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida. Operational missions launched numerous satellites, interplanetary probes, and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST); conducted science experiments in orbit; and participated in construction and servicing of the International Space Station. The Shuttle fleet's total mission time was 1322 days, 19 hours, 21 minutes and 23 seconds.
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Garff K. McMullin died on 4 Dec 1996 at the age of 73
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