- 64 years old
- Date of birth: Aug 5, 1947
- Place of birth:
Scotch Plains, New Jersey, United States
- Date of passing: Jul 3, 2012
- Place of passing:
Falls Chruch, Virginia, United States
|Let the memory of Brock be with us forever|
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Howard Garland, 64, born on August 5, 1947 and passed away on July 3, 2012. We will remember him forever. Brock was a very special Brother,Uncle,Cousin and Friend to everyone. We hope you leave a tribute for Brock.
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No Pac after Pac will be 2PAC
RIP 2PAC and All your family members
RIP RIP RIP RIP"
"Not a day goes by but that I think of you and miss you brother. You were a world changer."
"Brock took me under his wing when I arrived in Berlin in 1967, teaching me about the job and much more. We reconnected about eight years ago and became closer than ever. He was a true prince of a person and I still think of him nearly every day."
"This is Tupacs uncle."
"My best wishes to Brock's family. He added much to our service in Berlin. No way to ever forget Brock. He was generous with his time and I appreciated his advice. The common theme in those who wrote about him is love and respect. How true. I remember our conversation in Bethesda, Maryland in 2002. Brock, you were right about the book."
"Rest in Peace, Brock. Thank you for years of friendship, countless intellectual and political discussions, and your unique and powerful personality. You are missed."
"Brock was a good friend, oh, so many years ago when we were kids in the Army in Berlin. We both married German girls, and thought we'd see one another when we came home to the States, but we never did. We lived and laughed on opposite sides of the USA, and now the East Coast is one heavy dude lighter. Save a spot for me, Brother."
"The man was an amazing intellectual giant. His thinking was clear and extraordinary. He was a challenge intellectually but always kind to those who couldnt keep up with his thinking and ability to view things in context. I miss him. He and I talked frequently and shared the writing bug."
"Brock, R.I.P. we were always pals and I appreciated your candor and honesty. You could mix it up with the best of them! You will always be remembered."
"billy, sorry to hear about brock. life and time goes by so quickly. at least now, he's resting in peace. greg"
"I'll never forget him nor do I want to. Rembering his wit and charm and how accepting he was of everyone he met are just a few small, but important things I'll remember. I still see him demonstrating his Temptation's moves and it makes me smile. Love you Brocky. Rest well. Alta."
"what can I say about my brother Brock that has not already been said by love 1's near & far, seeing U May 9th was great & I will never forget topping off your taco's @ lunch @ ur favorite spot or talkin about spanish dishes we liked or making fun about the nickname ur brother came up w/for folks lol ur missed dearly & know U have made the journey home & have ur Mother,Father,Nephew w/U now"
"I had tremendous respect for Brock. I found his laugh infectious and never failed to be impressed with the breadth & depth of his knowledge. A good friend and comrade in Berlin."
"Brocky G, RIP. Everyone in our army unit liked Brock, he was a great friend. We never missed a beat when I saw him years later in Falls Church or at various reunions. I still refer to his wonderful book ("War Movies") and regarding the movie "God Is My Co-Pilot" he wrote, "The film fails to answer an obvious question. Did He enlist, or was He drafted?" Guess Brock knows the answer now."
"i knew brock from our work in berlin. my best memories? his smile, his laugh, and his connection (in my memory) with the beatles' song "ob la di, ob la da". as part of the songs says, "life goes on"."
"I met Brock through my Dad David Mielke, and was lucky enough to get to know him a bit just in the past few years. I had the privilege of enjoying his company for lunch and getting a 'tour' of his neck of the woods from the passenger seat of his sports car while I was in DC for a conference a few years ago. He was a really nice guy, and he will be missed by many."
"I think of Brock with respect as I remember that he would suffer no BS. We're diminished by our loss of the direct, honest, and elegant friend he is. We are all wealthier for being able to celebrate who he will always continue to be in our lives."
"Roomed with Brock in Berlin for a short period. Taught me a lot about his love of music of all types and his beliefs in dealing with adversity. I looked up to Brock more than anyone else at FSB. He dressed better, spoke better, appreciated the finer things and the sheer joy with which he viewed the craziness around us both in the military and in life. We are worse off without him. Miss ya!"
"Brock was a good friend since our army days. Even with his recent physical problems he was always positive. I could always count on him being the voice of reason when I was going off the deep end. My world will be a sadder place without you, my friend and Trick Chief."
"Brock was a great person and, most importantly, a great human being. His passing has left a hole in my heart that I will now have to fill with memories. He was loved and respected by a great may people, me being one of the."
"I've lost a very good friend, with my brother Brock passing. The times the memories I'll alway have and will never be forgotten. Many may feel he left us to soon. Well I'm one of them. But we will never know the life experinces ,knownledge and the love that he's giving and got. So that to me means he lived a very long life. I'm sure now he see's again."
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