Joanne Lee Garrison 1936 – 2013
Joanne Lee Garrison of Edmonds, Washington passed away on July 1, 2013 after an acute illness. Joanne was born February 11, 1936 in Colorado Springs, and Colorado. She was the loving daughter of Ellen and Robert Price and sister to Joyce, Robert and Don Price.
Joanne grew up first in Shelton Washington and then Lake City where her father owned a dry cleaners and was one of the first Lake City Vigilantes. She remains a cherished “best buddy” to her partner Gary and friend to her Lincoln High School classmates.
Joanne’s ability to collect loving friends continued during her many years with the Edmonds School District.
Joanne’s proudest accomplishment was her family who she loved unconditionally. She was committed in her love and caring to her deceased son Steve, her daughter Kathy and husband Jay, and grandsons Kevin and Mike to whom she was not just a grandmother but also a friend. Her love and caring extended to all of her immediate family and many circles of friends.
A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday July 13th at 2pm at the Edmonds Conference Center.
Joanne sponsored several orphans for many years. Remembrances can be made to World Vision or the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.