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Bruce E. Garner, Aberdeen city councilman, dies at 67
Bruce E. Garner, Aberdeen city councilman, dies at 67

Aberdeen City Councilman Bruce E. Garner, a Harford County businessman who fought for a county hotel tax and negotiated amendments to a controversial Ripken Stadium deal, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, according to his wife. He was 67. Garner, a Massachusetts native and Army veteran raised in North Carolina, was first elected to the City Council in November 2009, serving a two-year term. He won a second term in November 2011, the first election after council terms were extended to four years, and his current term was to expire in November 2015. The cause of death had not been determined Sunday. He married his wife, Joanne, when he was stationed at Fort Lee, Va., in 1970, and the two...

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