John J. McGarry, M.D., died in his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., Dec. 11. He was born March 29, 1924, son of Ellen Dunn McGarry and William John McGarry in Rutland, Vt., and attended Rutland High School. He graduated from Middlebury College in 1945, and the Yale School of Medicine in 1951.
He then completed his medical residency at the Yale New Haven Hospital (1951-1954). He served in the U.S. Naval Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He had a long and fulfilling medical career practicing as a general internist for 43 years in Darien. He served a term as president of the medical staff at the Stamford Hospital and was a long time member of the Fairfield County Medical Association and the Connecticut State Medical Society. He retired to his farm in Pittsford, Vt., and spent the winters in his home in Scottsdale, Ariz.