Born: 1906

Died: 1938

Married: Miss Grayce Kerr

Children: Donald Garwood

Everett Garwood was a member of the Saranac Lake Police Department.  He served as President of the New York State Patrolman’s Association in 1938.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, 1938

Mysterious disease kills Officer Garwood

Funeral of Patrolman Everett C. Garwood, 31, member of the Saranac Lake Police Department who died late Sunday night, will be held at 171 Lake Street at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Garwood’s six brother officers, Sgt. Edmund Duprey, Patrolmen Hugh Tyler, Arthur Ryan, Norbert Higgins, Bernard Brown and Matt Jones will be bearers. Police Chief James Coughlin will be unable to attend the funeral because of a death in his own family.

Garwood succumbed to a mysterious malady that first attacked him in the form of a throat irritation. It spread rapidly through his system and several blood transfusions were given to halt the progress of the disease. His wife was at his bedside when death came at 11:30 p.m.

Born in Saranac Lake on November 4, 1906. His was the son of the late George and Alice Garwood. He received his education in the schools of this village and Tarrytown. He graduated from the Tarrytown High School.

He was President of the New York State Patrolman’s Association and that Association held its convention in Saranac Lake last summer. He was also President of the local chapter of that Association.

Garwood married Miss Grayce Kerr, who with one son, Donald, 8, survive him. Their home is at 20 Baker Street. He is also survived by a brother Arthur C. Garwood and an aunt, Ms. K. P. Potter.

Adirondack Record-Elizabethtown Post, March 24, 1938


Patrolman Everett Garwood of Resort Department Sets June 29 and 30 as Dates

June 29 and 30 have been set by Patrolman Everett Garwood of the Saranac Lake police force, president of the New York State Police conference, as the dates for the annual convention to be held at the resort village. He was named president of the state conference at the 1937 convention.

More than 1,000 policemen and officials of departments are expected to attend the conference. They will hear leading authorities on crime and many officials of large city departments.

The Saranac Lake Police Protective association, which is host to the convention will meet shortly to draw up a program of entertainment. The convention program is supplied by the state organization but the entertainment of the delegates is left to the local group.

The Saranac Lake department has been raising funds in preparation for the convention for the past two years. Social functions have been held several times a year and the proceeds were turned over to the convention fund. Members of the department who will act on special committees are Chief James Coughlin, Sgt. Edmund Duprey, Patrolman Everett Garwood, who will officially open the convention; Patrolman Bernard Brown, Patrolmen Arthur Ryan and Norbet Higgins.