Tag: Kevin Garland

Fundraiser For Garland Family At Civil Air Patrol Headquarters

Big Bear City, CA, July 1, 2011, noon – On May 4th Kevin Garland, a Director at the Patton State Hospital, was killed on Highway 18 on his way home from work. Kevin provided the only source of income to his family and a fundraiser has been scheduled to help his wife, Lisa and three boys he left behind. Tomorrow, friends of Kevin Garland will hold a pancake breakfast at the Civil Air Patrol Headquarters building at the corner of Greenway and West Meadow at the Northeast corner of the Big Bear City Airport. Civil Air Patrol members and friends will be serving breakfast from 8:00am until 11:30am for a donation to the Garland family. Friends from Big Bear to Twin Peaks will help to entertain and serve anyone coming to the breakfast, which will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice, and coffee. For more information, call 909-585-4120. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30868.mp3|titles=Garland Family...

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Kevin Garland Passes In Car Accident

Big Bear, Ca, May 5, 2011, 4:00pm – On May 4th at approximately 8:45pm, 48 year old Kevin Garland of Twin Peaks was driving northbound on Highway 18, south of Upper Waterman Canyon, when 20 year old Travis May of Rancho Cucamonga was driving at a high rate of speed in the southbound lane, lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center median into oncoming traffic.  May’s F250 truck struck Garland’s Jeep Wrangler head on.  According to the San Bernardino Police Department, the head on collision caused mortal injuries to Garland resulting in his death. Travis May was found to have alcohol in his system at the time of the accident, and the collision is under investigation with criminal charges pending. Garland, is well known in the mountain communities for co- founding the local Mountain Fifes and Drums Corps in 2001, and volunteered his time to direct the Corps in hopes to continue the tradition of ancient music and history.  Garland was well known in Big Bear for leading the Mountain Fifes and Drums Corps during the opening ceremonies for the Big Bear Airport Airshow, and was also a Captain in the Civil Air Patrol.  John Foote, Garland’s Commander in Civil Air Patrol was saddened with the news of Garland’s passing, stating “It is with a great sense of loss we announce Captain Kevin Garland’s senseless death due...

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