A Klickitat County (Washington) sheriff’s sergeant who was killed in an off-duty traffic crash in July, and was from the Goldendale, Washington, Grace Brethren Church (Dr. Greg Howell, pastor), will be remembered and his family helped in an event this Saturday. Here is an excerpt — to read the entire article click on http://www.thedalleschronicle.com:80/news/2007/09/news09-24-07-01.shtml
See the entry on this blog of July 20, 2007, for details of the accident.
A new gridiron rivalry takes shape at Pig Bowl 2007, as Oregon and Washington law enforcement go head to head to help the family of a fallen brother.
Law officers will be battling across the line of scrimmage to benefit the family of the late Patrol Sergeant Peter Garland.
The event takes place Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. at Wahtonka Football Field. Admission is $10 per family, $3 per individual. . .
. . . All event proceeds benefit Garland’s family. He was killed July 18 in a head-on traffic crash with an out-of-control 20-year-old, who typified the youth that Garland had tried to get back on track in his three years the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Department DARE officer, Holloran said.
His death leaves behind his wife of 17 years, Rocky, and two foster sons, Chris, 18, and Seth, 16. The Garlands had taken in many troubled youth over the years. The Garlands worked to change their lives from anger, turmoil, drugs and alcohol, to a life of faith and lawfulness.
Garland also worked as a camp counselor with the Grace Brethren Church’s Camp Clear Lake for the last three years. Shortly prior to his death, he had been appointed as the church’s youngest overseer.