March 9, 1956 ~ March 2, 2020
Alfredo Raymond “Fred” Garnica was born on March 9, 1956 in Torrance California to Mary and John Raymond. He passed away peacefully on Monday, March 2, 2020 surrounded by his loving sisters, Sally and Lisa, and cousin Shirley, in Lancaster, CA due to complications of pneumonia.
Fred grew up in Gardena, California. He graduated from Gardena High School and studied at El Camino College. He played softball as a young adult. He had a love for sports and music. He enjoyed attending many concerts and sporting events.
Fred was the owner of California Bar & Grill in Hawthorne, Carson and Playa Del Rey and also owned Security America. Fred had that drive and determination to accomplish goals he set for himself. Before becoming a business owner, he worked for the Lighthouse Café in Hermosa Beach and also worked the Academy Awards while employed by Inter-Con Security.
He was a season ticket holder for the Dodgers and Clippers. He was very generous, often giving tickets to friends and family. During his business years he also gave many donations to schools and charities.
Fred is survived by his loving mother Mary of Long Beach, two sisters Sally (Mike) Lopez of Whittier and Lisa Fletcher of Lancaster, fou brothers, George (Rosie) of Redondo Beach, Leonard of Gardena, John (Carolyn) of Murrieta, and Ricky Boltares of Placienta, and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father John Raymond, brothers Alfonzo and Artie and niece Marissa Garnica.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Viewing: 5pm - 9 pm / Rosary 7pm
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 -Funeral Service: 10am
Followed by interment at Roosevelt Memorial Park Cemetery Gardena, CA. Reception immediately following interment at the Lighthouse Memorial.
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