LCol Willard “Will” Austin Garron, CD (Ret’d)
We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Willard “Will” Austin Garron, CD (Ret’d), of Dartmouth NS, who passed away peacefully in Dartmouth, NS, on 7 August 2017 at age 77 years.
Will was born in Westport, Brier Island, NS and was a graduate of Acadia University and the Nova Scotia Technical College. He served a 32-year career with the Canadian Armed Forces as a Military Engineer officer with postings that included Base Construction Engineering Office in Soest, Germany (1965-66), 4 Field Squadron Operations Officer in Germany (1966/68), Base Construction Engineer Officer, Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis NS (1968-69), Commanding Officer, 2 Field Squadron Gagetown NB (1970-72), and Deputy Chief of Staff Construction Engineering at Maritime Command Headquarters in Halifax NS (1985). After retiring from the Army Will worked for five years as a supervisor with the Dartmouth School Bus System.
Cremation has taken place. A private interment will take place at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care, Cobequid Health Care Foundation. Online condolences may be made by visiting the Funeral Home Dartmouth Chapel.