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Olga Garcia; Aug. 13, 2012

Published 10:27am Monday, August 20, 2012

Olga Garcia, 65, of Madison, passed away Monday, Aug. 13.

Mrs. Garcia was born in Salto, Uruguay, and raised her brothers and sisters. She saved enough money to purchase a plane ticket to the U.S. Mrs. Garcia was the first of her family to move to the States.

She opened and ran a successful auto parts business for 25 years. After selling the business, she went back to school to earn two master’s degrees in Education and Psychology. She taught elementary school in Queens, N.Y. Education and family were Mrs. Garcia’s passions.

Survivors include her sons, Luis, Ivan and David.

A memorial service was held in Florida on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. Laughlin Service Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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