Flying Tiger Line
Pilots Association

J. Garrett Wight

In Memoriam

January 23, 1939 - June 20, 2022

Garret had passed peacefully on Monday.
He had a stroke a couple of years ago, that weakened him. He died from a combination of heart and respiratory problems.

We lost a very good friend of 45 years. Garrett never lost his Marine sense of humor.

Condolences can be sent to his wife, Maralyse, at the address below:

Rockwood Retirement South Hill
2903 E 25th Ave.
Spokane WA 99223

The following is from former FTL flight attendant Robin Pestarino:

Garret was a total goof, he had a wicked sense of humor and was a delight to be around. He was very serious about safe flying when we flew together and I always respected him for that.
He was always a joy to visit with at the reunions. He was never far from his beautiful wife, Maralyse, they were a special couple. Their son is as nice as they were and a very talented artist whom Garrett was especially proud of. We’ll miss Garrett terribly.

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