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Gathering Friday for Donald Griffin

Two events have been announced for today and Friday.

Donald Griffin, the veterinarian of Spruce Avenue Pet Hospital in South City died this week. 

A closed-casket viewing with the Griffin family will take place Wednesday Oct. 17 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Monte's Chapel of the Hills at 330 Redhill Ave. in San Anselmo. The public is welcome to attend. 

A memorial gathering will take place on Friday from noon to 3 p.m. at Santo Cristo Hall at 41 Oak Ave. in South San Francisco. The event will be potluck style, and attendants are welcome to bring food. The public is also welcome to attend. 

The pet hospital currently has a book for members of the community to sign or write in with memories or condolences. People are also welcome to leave letters in the book. The book will be given to the Griffin family. 

The Monte's Chapel of the Hills phone number for directions is: 415-453-8440. 

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wolfone October 20, 2012 at 01:15 AM
Somehow I missed the news about Dr. Griffin and just found out 2 hours after the memorial. He was the vet for my dogs for 20yrs..after I got out of the biz. He was the only Vet I trusted. I'm still in a state of shock over his passing. I'm hoping maybe we can get something together at Orange park park for him and maybe get a Memorial at the dog park there in his honor. I don't know who can fill his shoes. No one. Laura & Marshmellow and Rainbow bridge dogs Shadow & Sandy♥ You will always be remembered and loved Doc♥
Stacey October 20, 2012 at 02:35 PM
The memorial sounds like a great idea. How would you go about making that happen? I also just found out about the memorial 45 minutes before it was over. I feel similiarly about Doc, he was the vet I trusted most. This is a huge lost for our community.
Jack Hedelund November 03, 2012 at 04:47 PM
Our heart goes out to the Griffin family. Don has been a good friend growing up up in Midland. He was a fine classmate and great member of our Chemic football team and was always fun to be around. ----- Jack Hedelund & John Jackson

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