He was a lifetime summer resident at the south end of Skaneateles Lake, and retirement sailing in the Caribbean and Virgin Islands.
James is predeceased by his 2nd wife Dr. Carolyn Bogardus Ware PhD., and his parents Lewis F. Garrison and Frances Calcott Garrison.
He is survived by his children Pamela McMaster (Stephen), Gary Stephen Garrison, Jonathon B.G. Gutchess, Lewis F. Garrison II, William R. Ware (Debby), his buddy Blackie the Cat, and many lifetime friends and neighbors. Granddaughters Sara & Megan McMaster, Ashley Ware, and Kelly Clark. There will be a memorial service in the Spring. The family would like to send many thanks to his caregivers. Contributions in his name can be made to Skaneateles Fire Department.
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