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Dorothy Garner



Dorothy Jean Garner died peacefully at home in Goldendale on Friday, May 11. She was born in Toppenish to Daniel J. (Jeff) and Frances J. (Jane) Davis on January 18, 1920. An educator for over 40 years, Dorothy was trained at Central Washington College of Education and San Jose State College. She taught in Toppenish, Washougal and Seattle before marrying Leo Garner in August of 1946 and starting a family, moving to Goldendale in 1951.

Shortly after, she started a kindergarten which she ran for six years before stepping back into the school system in Zillah for one year before returning to Goldendale. Dorothy's interest was reading development, reinforcing skills through diverse method...

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