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Longtime Sonora Teacher And Coach Passes Away

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Sonora, Ca — Longtime Sonora High School teacher and coach Garth Eaton has died.

Eaton passed away Sunday at the age of 77. Eaton moved to Sonora in 1956 and taught at Sonora High School for 42 years.

This is the longest consecutive stretch of years that anyone has taught at the school. Eaton was also involved in coaching tennis, track, wrestling and football.

A memorial service is scheduled for January 13th at 2pm at Sierra Bible Church on Tuolumne Rd.

Written by BJ Hansen


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