Al Jarrett

Oct 20,1936---Jul 26,2019

Al Jarrett, age 82, passed away on July 26, 2019. He was born in Albuquerque on

Oct. 20, 1936 and lived his entire life in Albuquerque, except for attending the University of Chicago. He was a devoted and inspiring middle school band and social studies teacher who loved working with middle school kids. His first teaching job was at St Mary’s High School; he went on to teach at Polk Junior High and Van Buren Middle School, and finished his career as a social studies teacher at Jefferson Middle School. 

In his retirement he was an active volunteer with multiple organizations. The great passion of his life was music, and he listened to it constantly. He especially loved Bach.

He is survived by his wife, Kathie, his two sons, David (Kara) and Benjamin, and two grandchildren, Francesca and James.  Although he requested no service, donations in his name to any charity are welcome.




Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd NE

(505) 764-9663

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