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Jerry Garcia

Jerry GarciaAKA Jerome John Garcia

Born: 1-Aug-1942
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 9-Aug-1995
Location of death: Forest Knolls, CA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Grateful Dead

Military service: US Army (1959)

[1] Serenity Knolls Chemical Dependency Center, Forest Knolls, CA.

Father: Joe Garcia (died when Jerry was young)
Wife: Sara Ruppenthal (m. 27-Apr-1963, div. 1967, one daughter)
Daughter: Heather Garcia Katz (b. 8-Dec-1963)
Wife: Carolyn Adams ("Mountain Girl", m. 31-Dec-1981, div. Jan-1994, two daughters)
Daughter: Anabelle Walker Garcia (b. 2-Feb-1970)
Daughter: Theresa Adams Garcia (b. 21-Sep-1974)
Girlfriend: Manasha Matherson (extramarital, cohabited 1987-93, one daughter)
Daughter: Keelin (b. 20-Dec-1987)
Wife: Deborah Koons (3rd, m. 14-Feb-1994, until his death)

    High School: Balboa High School, San Francisco, CA (dropped out 1960)
San Francisco Art Institute

    The Grateful Dead
    Bruce Hornsby
    Dishonorable Discharge
    Serenity Knolls Chemical Dependency Center Aug-1995
    unknown detox facility Jan-1985
    Drug Possession: Cocaine Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (1985)
    Drug Possession: Heroin Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (1985)
    Drug Possession: Cocaine New Jersey (1973)
    Drug Possession: Marijuana New Jersey (1973)
    Drug Possession: LSD New Jersey (1973)
    Coma Jul-1986
    Esalen Performer
    Asteroid Namesake 4442 Garcia
    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Cocaine, Marijuana, LSD, Heroin, Amputee, Obesity, Sleep Apnea

    So Far (1987)
    The Grateful Dead Movie (2-Jun-1977)

    Festival Express (9-Sep-2003) · Himself
    The Journey (13-Jun-2001) · Himself
    Grateful Dawg (14-Oct-2000) · Himself
    The Source (23-Jan-1999) · Himself
    Grateful Dead: Anthem to Beauty (1997) · Himself
    The Music Tells You (26-Jun-1992) · Himself
    So Far (1987) · Himself
    Hell's Angels Forever (1983) · Himself
    Heartbeeps (19-Dec-1981) · Voice of Phil [VOICE]
    The Grateful Dead Movie (2-Jun-1977) · Himself
    Fillmore (14-Jun-1972)

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Author of books:
Harrington Street: An Anecdotal Personal History (1995)

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