The Creswell Chronicle -

By Martin McClure
Creswell Grange President 

VETERANS DAY - A Day of Remembrance

Creswell Grange 2018 Veteran of the Year is Gary Prichard

 

November 8, 2018

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Gary Prichard, left, was presented with his Creswell Grange Veteran of the Year 2018 Certificate at the Lane County Pomona Grange meeting in October. Presenting the award is Creswell Grange President Martin McClure.

Creswell Grange's 2018 Veteran of the Year, Gary Prichard, has spent the last 52 years serving the community through his Grange activities.

Gary grew up on his family's farm in Lane County and was active in the 4-H youth group. He

graduated from Pleasant Hill High School and the University of Oregon before enlisting in the

US Navy. He was stationed in Naples, Italy, serving on the supply ship the U.S.S. Mississinewa. After his service in the Navy, Gary enrolled at Oregon State University where he received a Masters degree in marketing and education. Coming home to Lane County, Gary taught h...



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