Ivan Girgich

Former area resident Ivan Girgich died Nov. 27, 2015, in Walnut Creek, Calif.

He was born April 14, 1916, in Enumclaw on the Shepech-Girgich family farm. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in Europe and receiving the Bronze Star. For most of his adult life he was involved in the administration of federal agricultural research programs at both the regional level and at national headquarters. He retired as western regional administrative officer. He was a life member of the Mechanics Institute and a member for more than 40 years of the Commonwealth Club.

He was preceded in death by wife Elizabeth Griffin Girgich, but survived by her sons John Phillips of Moraga Calif., and James Phillips of Meridian, Idaho.

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