Obituary: Arthur Garrick, 79

Obituary: Arthur Garrick, 79

GARRICK, Arthur Abraham. Cherished father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, husband of 27 years, uncle, boyfriend and friend. Arthur was born Nov. 1, 1936, and passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, at 79 years old.

Arthur is survived by his daughter, Nadine Raidbard (Stephen); his son, Dustin Garrick (Heather); a brother, Burton Garrick; a sister, Ruth Ollins (Bob); his ex-wife, Hannah Garrick; and his girlfriend, Rita Mirchin. Arthur relished being a grandfather to Amaya and Mikayla Raidbard and Skylar and Conrad Garrick.

A native New Yorker, Arthur and Hannah raised their family in Sandy Springs. Arthur had a 40-year career in the textile industry. He held executive positions in Chicago, Los Angeles, Pennsylvania and Texas before settling in 1976 in Atlanta, where he was an industrial engineer at Nantucket Industries in Cartersville. He enjoyed traveling the world and visited Africa, Israel, Europe, Asia and Central America. He was an avid golfer and tennis player. He captained ALTA tennis teams and attended all sporting events in which his kids participated. Arthur was a resident of the Cohen Home when he passed away from a stroke after suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the Georgia chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association and the Cohen Home. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta, 770-451-4999.

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