PRICE - Dan Garber, Jr., passed away May 24, 2014, at Castleview Hospital, at the age of 91, after a valiant fight for life after many illnesses.
He was born in Hiawatha, Utah, November 26, 1922 to Dan Garber, Sr. and Myrtle Clark Garber.
Married Virginia Reavely, later divorced. Married Ranae Anderson in 1979 and together they raised 2 grandchildren DJ and Sammy.
Dan worked at Hiawatha Mine for 10 years as a Mine Foreman and Engineer, 20 years as a General Contractor, General Manager for Price Mine Service, and in sales for H & J Supply and Fairmont Mine Equipment. Dan was a 32 Degree Mason and El Kalah Shriner and Past Master of Carbon Lodge #16 F.&.A.M. He also was a life member of the Price Elks lodge #1550. He loved golf, fly fishing, hunting and a good debate or argument over anything or anyone and politics.
He is survived by his wife, Ranae, son Sammy; grandson, DJ; stepsons, Garry (Geneva), Eric (Linda); grandchildren, Shonna (Tim), Melisa (Ernie), Matthew (Melena), Keith and Daryl; special nieces, Cherry (Greg), Dana Lee (Larry); cousins, Kelly Crogan, Dr. Ed Westwater (Jeri); many great grandchildren, nephews and nieces; brother, James (Beth) Garber.
Dan donated his body to the Department of Anatomy at the University of Utah Medical School. At his request there will be no services. Arrrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home where friends may share memories of Dan at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.