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John W. Armiger Jr.
John W. Armiger Jr.

John W. Armiger Jr., former owner and president of Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens who earlier had been a history teacher, died Wednesday at his Lutherville home of heart failure. He was 70. "He created for the Police Department its own Arlington Cemetery. It was a magnificent and thoughtful thing to do," said Cornelius J. Behan, retired Baltimore County police chief. "John certainly had a warm place in his heart for police officers, firefighters and veterans. He was the most generous man I've ever known and was following in his father's footsteps." The son of John W. Armiger Sr., a Towson lawyer, and Jean Stark Armiger, a homemaker, John Warfield Armiger...