Don and Pat Garlits

Old 02-23-2012, 09:42 AM
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We all know who Big Daddy is, his wife Pat is also wonderful person. She is one of the founding members of DRAW (Drag Racing Association of Women). I have been fortunate enough to have met and talked with them both over the years since I have been a DRAW member for 12 years and was elected to the Board of Directors for 2012. For the last 3 out of 4 years the wife and I have been fortunate enough to visit their museum after the Gatornationals race to count out the DRAW donation jars. We have got to sit in the office, talk to Pat and Don plus play with their Yorkie dogs. Pat has had Parkinsons disease for many years now and it has progressed every year. I am on their email list and received this message last evening.

Friends,
I put my wife into the hospital Friday and Saturday the Doctor told me she would never come home! The very next morning I had a stroke, however I was rushed to the hospital and they got to me in time and Iím home now doing great. Just a small memory loss for about an hour! The good Lord was with me! Pray for both of us.
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Old 02-23-2012, 10:01 AM
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~~~BIG~~~I HOPE the BEST for Pat and Yourself!
After what you have been through in the Last few months,you NEED to RELAX!

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Chris i am sorry to hear this i know she has been sick for awhile. Their Daughter Donna lives here and works here. I do all work to her car's and her Dodge Nitro. He used to come to the Mopar show's at Bristol Dragway up untill a couple years ago i knew something was wrong. He signed the dash of my car two years ago. Look in my profile and you will see our pics. They are good down to earth people just as nice as they can be :!: :!: Our thought's and prayers are with them :!: :!:


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Hoping the best for the Garlits family. Godspeed.
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Prayers sent to the Garlits Family. Just remember God makes all the right decisions.

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Originally Posted by mopar1968
Chris i am sorry to hear this i know she has been sick for awhile. Their Daughter Donna lives here and works here. I do all work to her car's and her Dodge Nitro. He used to come to the Mopar show's at Bristol Dragway up untill a couple years ago i knew something was wrong. He signed the dash of my car two years ago. Look in my profile and you will see our pics. They are good down to earth people just as nice as they can be :!: :!: Our thought's and prayers are with them :!: :!:


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Its a small world Mark, give Donna some good words from us all.
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I sure will Chris :!: :!:


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A couple of TRUE American pioneers........
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