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Carolyn Garrison


Carolyn Garrison, 68, Salina, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. She was born Sept. 10, 1945, in Hays, Kansas, to Nick and Helen Brungardt. She married Ed Garrison on July 25, 1987.

Carolyn was a registered nurse who loved life and had many interests. Some of her best times were spent fishing, sewing, gardening, cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Ed; and three sons and one daughter from a previous marriage: Jeff Yost, Hays, Kansas; Greg Yost and wife, Candace, Hays, Kansas; Brad Yost, Salina, Kansas; Niki Rohr and husband, Scott, Gardner, Kansas; five grandsons, Braden, Bryson, Preston, Chandler and Dakota; four granddaughters, Savannah, Kassidi, Shyanne and Jaden; special sister, Barbara Phillips, Hutchinson, Kansas; brother-in-law Wayne Davison, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; sister-in-law, Lil Brungardt, Gorham, Kansas and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Gary and Donald Brungardt; and sister, Joyce Davison.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, and a vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, both at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth Street, Salina, Kansas. A Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Salina, Kansas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of Salina or Wounded Warrior Fund and left in care of the mortuary. For more information or to leave online condolences for the family, please visit www.ryanmortuary.com.