Garrett A. Richardson passed away on November 13, 2015, at the age of 61.
Garrett attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before earning his law degree. In 1981, he began working for Multnomah Defenders, Inc., a private nonprofit that contracted with the state to provide defenses for indigent defendants. Garrett went on to have a long career as a Portland public defender.
Garrett is survived by his wife, Kaylynne; his mother, Michaeline Richardson; and his brother.