Edward Lawrence Garrison, MSW ’67, 71, of Greenville, passed away unexpectedly on June 29, 2012. He was active in the NC Association of County Directors of Social Services, serving as a former president and selected as a Director of the Year. Upon his retirement in 2005, he received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest civilian award in the State of North Carolina. In 2009 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the N.C. Association of County Directors of Social Services. Obituary
Bill Link, MSW ’61, 81, of Drexel and North Myrtle Beach, S.C., died June 27, 2012, at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care Center. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict serving in the U.S. Air Force. He also served with NATO in Europe for three years. After college, he worked at several state mental institutions.