Garff K. McMullin

9 Feb 1923 - 4 Dec 1996

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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

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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 8 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Garff K. McMullin was 23 years old when World War II: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, Fat Man, is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. Thirty-five thousand people are killed outright, including 23,200-28,200 Japanese war workers, 2,000 Korean forced workers, and 150 Japanese soldiers. Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. The city's name, 長崎, means "long cape" in Japanese. Nagasaki became a centre of colonial Portuguese and Dutch influence in the 16th through 19th centuries, and the Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region have been recognized and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Part of Nagasaki was home to a major Imperial Japanese Navy base during the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War.
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.
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.
Garff K. McMullin was 54 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
Garff K. McMullin was 66 years old when The tanker Exxon Valdez spilled 10.8 million US gallons (260,000 bbl; 41,000 m3) of oil into Prince William Sound, Alaska, causing one of the most devastating man-made maritime environmental disasters. A tanker is a ship designed to transport or store liquids or gases in bulk. Major types of tankship include the oil tanker, the chemical tanker, and gas carrier. Tankers also carry commodities such as vegetable oils, molasses and wine. In the United States Navy and Military Sealift Command, a tanker used to refuel other ships is called an oiler but many other navies use the terms tanker and replenishment tanker.
Garff K. McMullin died on 4 Dec 1996 at the age of 73
Grave record for Garff K. McMullin (9 Feb 1923 - 4 Dec 1996), BillionGraves Record 1156 Springville, Utah, Utah, United States