Obituary of Don Garlits

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Don Garlits

Donald Garlits (born January 14th, 1932 in Tampa, Florida) was an Automobile Racer who was best known for being a pioneer in the field of drag racing. He was later known for allegedly making homophobic and racist comments while running for congress representing the Republican party. Donald died on May 26th, 2024 (TBV) and his death was possibly because of natural causes (a virus?). He was 92 years old.

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Don Garlits Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Still Alive
    • Full Name: Garlits, Donald
    • Common Name: Don Garlits
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
    • Birth Date: January 14, 1932
    • Age: 92
    • Also Known As: Donald Glenn, Big Daddy
    • Occupation: Automobile Racer
    • Active Years: 1954-Present
    • Political Affiliation: Republican
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Wonder Bread
    • Favorite Color: Gray (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Donald's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Donald Glenn Garlits
    • Father:
    • Mother:
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    • Not  Married - Single - Dating?

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: None Yet

Category Tags:

Automobile RacerAmerican Born on January 14th Born in 1932 Born in Florida

Quotable Quotes:

"I haven't had a TV in 10 years, and I really don't miss it. 'Cause it's always so much more fun to be with people than it ever was to be with a television."

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it."

"I hated every minute of training, but I said, .Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."

"Impact and inspire audiences through the art of storytelling on film."

"We did it Disneyland, in the knowledge that most of the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster - closed and forgotten within the first year."

"When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible."

"Donald Glenn Garlits was an amazing individual who will be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time. (V)"

Is Mr. Donald Garlits still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has not passed away.

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 3 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-12-29 10:48:51
Author: Tucker
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