Memo Garcia, a member of the class of 1974 has been names as the recipient of the “James O’Hara ’72 Memorial Saints Fan of the Year Award” by the Saints Alumni Association Board of Directors. Since graduating, Memo has remained active within the Saints Community helping to organize many of his class reunions and events. After graduating from Saints, Memo attended the University of Redlands before beginning a career with Pacific Bell, now AT&T. Although his work would eventually take him away from San Diego in 1994 he has continued to support Saints from afar.
Memo presently resides in Orange County, but still makes it a point to attend most Saints Football games as well as numerous other athletic and alumni events. Memo is married and has a wonderful wife and three great sons who were also educated at all-boys’ catholic high schools. Even though he does not live locally, through his family and friends he continues to exemplify the school’s core values of Unitas, Veritas and Caritas. It is the Alumni Association’s great honor to thank Memo for his decades of loyal friendship and incredible support shown to all facets of St. Augustine High School.