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St. Jude notes death of longest tenured board member Thomas Garrett

Thu, 08/23/2012 - 12:31pm
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St. Jude Medical's longest-serving board of directors member Thomas Garrett dies from cancer.

St. Jude Medical former board member Thomas Garrett

St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) mourned the passing of its longest tenured board member Thomas Garrett who died from multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer.

Garrett sat on St. Jude's medical board for 34 years, having joined in 1979, just 3 years after the company was founded. He was "instrumental" in advising St. Jude through the appointment of more than 6 CEOs and continued to play a role in legal matters, according to a company statement.

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