Ormond Beach resident Sue Garrett celebrates 100th birthday

Ormond Beach resident Ruth “Sue” Garrett recently celebrated her 100th birthday at DB Pickles.

Garrett was born on June 11, 1922, in Coyteville-Fort Lee, New Jersey, and was one of the first people to walk across the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey in 1931, according to a proclamation presented to Garrett by Ormond Beach Mayor Bill Partington on her birthday. In 1945, she married Earnest Garrett and they had four sons: Peter, Roger, Michael and Scott.

Garrett has seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Following her husband’s death in 1976, Garrett was in a relationship with Walt Osman that lasted over 30 years.