PITTSFIELD, Mass. - Mr. John M. Garwood, 67, of 240 Francis Ave., died Tuesday morning at the Berkshire Medical Center.
Born in Lockport on Oct. 26, 1944, he was the son of Kenneth and Gwen Sellner Garwood. He was a 1961 graduate of Saranac Lake High School and also graduated from Western Connecticut College in Danbury, Conn.
He was a resident of Berkshire County for the past 25 years. Mr. Garwood was employed as a custodian at the Williamstown Elementary School for many years. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed watching the New York Mets and the Buffalo Bills.
He leaves his wife, the former Pamela J. Discoe, whom he married July 23, 1995; twins Kalie Garwood and Richard Garwood, both of Pittsfield; two brothers, Kenneth Garwood of Canton and Joel Garwood of Saranac Lake; and three sisters: Lisa Leonidas of Saranac Lake, Dianne Hallaway and Linda Schalm, both of Florida.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in care of the Dwyer Funeral Home, 776 North St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. Please visit www.dwyerfuneral.com to leave remembrances and condolences.