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Victor Lynn Garnand of Norman passed away at age 72 on January 2, 2017. He was born August 1, 1944 in Ardmore, OK to Victor Lee Garnand and Jessie Sybil Thompson.
He graduated Bethany High School and the University of Oklahoma. He was a sports writer covering high school and college sports for numerous papers. He served as the publicity director for the Oklahoma High School Girls Basketball Association, was a member of the National High School Athletic Coaches Association and the Oklahoma Coaches Association halls of fame. He also worked for Nations Oil & Gas and Riverwind Casino. He enjoyed playing blackjack, golf and fantasy football.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Norman, OK); his first wife, Jo (Norman, OK); their son, Al Garnand and wife Allyson with their children Nicholas , Ileana, Isabella and Julian (Krugerville, TX); their son, Andy Garnand and wife Courtney with their children Killian and Cameron (Norman, OK); his siblings, Cathy Brunan (Beverly Hills, FL), Roy "Buddy" Garnand and wife Susie (Healdton, OK), and Irma Schmelz and husband George (Granbury, TX); and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held on January 28th at 2pm at Seeker Church 622 N Berry Road in Norman, OK.
Published on January 9, 2017
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