Please Remember in Your Prayers John Garvin, Former Physical Plant Director St. Thomas Newsroom November 20, 2000 Please remember in your prayers John Garvin, 87, who died Nov. 17. Garvin was a former director of St. Thomas’ Physical Plant. He worked at St. Thomas from 1960 until 1980. He is survived by his wife, Grace. Visitation will be held 3 to 7 p.m. today at Willwerscheid and Peters Mortuary, 1167 Grand Ave., St. Paul. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, St. Paul. Memorials may be sent to the University of St. Thomas, St. Thomas Academy or donor’s choice.