Linda S. McGarry, aged 68 of Allegan, passed away on Saturday, August 31, 2019, after complications from a recently discovered brain tumor. Linda will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 36 years, Tom; children: Andrew and Julie Merwin, Erin and Taylor Bonovetz, Lyndsay and Wyatt Martin; grandchildren: Zack and Abby Merwin, Samantha and Reagan Bonovetz, Binnie Martin; sister, Barbara Carr; and numerous exchange student ‘daughters’ from around the world. Linda spent her entire career as an educator. She was a world traveler, starting as a foreign exchange student in Germany and going on to visit 6 of the 7 continents. She was the foundation of her family and the impact of her generosity will carry on for many generations to come. Visitation will be held on Friday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4646 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Kentwood. An opportunity to share memories and the impact Linda had on each of our lives will follow at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers or gifts, please consider contributions to organizations she was personally passionate about – Big Brothers Big Sisters of America: https://secured.bbbs.org/page/33255/donate or Susan G. Komen: https://secure.info-komen.org/site/Donation.