Frankie Garner stares off into the distance as a slideshow of pictures of her father, Jim Garner, plays during a Celebration of Life service at the Mariners’ Museum Wednesday evening April 13, 2016. Jim died from Alzheimer’s April 2, 2016. Jim was diagnosed by the National Institute of Health in 2011 with “mild cognitive impairment,” the precursor to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The genetically pre-determined disease has devastated his family–his mother died of the disease at age 61, his older brother at 52.

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