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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Ira S. Garey, 81

Ira S. Garey, a former Westport resident, died March 10 at Casa de La Luz Hospice in Tucson, Ariz. He was 81.

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Ira S. Garey: former Seventeen Magazine publisher. Contributed photo

He served with the U.S. Army in Korea followed by a distinguished career in publishing, which included publisher of Seventeen Magazine.

He lived with wife Carol and their children in Westport for more than 30 years before moving to Tucson in 2002.

A talented chef and gracious host, he and Carol presided over many dinner parties with family and friends. He was an avid athlete, coach, and devoted fan of the Yankees, Giants, Knicks, and in later years University of Arizona athletics.

Husband of Carol and father of Joshua and Matthew, he also is survived by three brothers, three sisters and countless family and friends.

Donations in his honor can be made supporting Multiple Myeloma research at https://donate.cancer.org/index.

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