LTC Warren Garfield was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/01/1988 at the age of 65.5 from Brief illness
Dallas, TX
Date of Birth 08/04/1922
Served in the U.S. Army
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More detail on this person: Lieutenant Colonel Warren Garfield, 65 SERVICES FOR LT. COL. WARREN GARFIELD TODAY Dallas Morning News, The (TX) - Thursday, February 4, 1988 Services for Army Lt. Col. Warren Garfield, personnel director of Presbyterian Hospital from 1967 to 1984, will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Restland Memorial Chapel in Dallas. Burial with full military honors will be in Restland Memorial Park. Garfield died Monday at Presbyterian Hospital after a brief illness. He was 65. Garfield was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Milwaukee. He married Betty W. Garfield on May 4, 1946. He joined the U.S. Air Corps in 1942. He served in Korea from 1951 to 1952; in Germany from 1958 to 1961; in Surgeon's Office 8th Army in Korea from 1965 to 1966; and in the Army Primary Helicopter School at Fort Walters in Mineral Wells from 1966 to 1967. He received the Bronze Star, Legion of Merit and the Army Commendation Medal. He retired from the service in 1967. While in the Army, Garfield received a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 1965. He moved to Dallas in 1967 and was personnel director of Presbyterian Hospital from 1967 until his retirement in 1984. He was accredited by the American Society of Personnel Administration and was on the board of directors from 1976 to 1979. He was president of the Texas Society of Hospital Personnel Administration during 1975-76 and was a board member from 1968 to 1974. Garfield also was a member of the Dallas Personnel Association and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Personnel Association. He was a Mason and a Shriner and served as president of the Exchange Club from 1974 to 1975 and was on the group's board of directors during 1977-78. He is survived by his wife, of Dallas; three daughters, Linda G. Scoggins of Carrollton, Catherine G. Kranz of Tulsa, Okla., and Cynthia G. Hightower of Arlington; three brothers, Charles Garfield, Robert Garfield and Ronald Garfield, all of Milwaukee; and four grandsons.

Burial information: Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, TX

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