Passing of Anthony R. McGarva

Anthony Richard McGarva, 80, of Galt died Jan. 13, 2018 of natural causes at his home. He was born July 20, 1937 in Red Bluff and lived in Oregon for 30 years before coming to Galt 50 years ago.

Anthony was an army veteran and a retired FCB (Alder Camp-HUU)with Cal Fire, and he enjoyed reading.

Surviving him are sisters Pat Dickhoff and Kathleen McKenzie; sons Richard Knowles and Lonnie Knowles; daughter Judy Knowles, and a number of grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his wife Dorothy, and parents Anthony and Dorothy McGarva.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10 at the historical society building on C Street in Galt.


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