Lawrence Bernard Garrison, affectionately known as “Twin” was born on April 5, 1973, in Washington, DC, to Karen Garrison and Harold Minor. On January 8, 2021, at 7:21 pm, he answered God’s call to his eternal home. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Esther (Angel) Allen who he adored; his aunt, Delia (Mickey) Fair; uncle and role model, Walter White Jr.

Lawrence attended Ruth K. Webb Elementary, Browne Junior High and McKinley Tech High School. He graduated from Howard University (HU) School of Liberal Arts with a Degree in Political Science. He worked at the Department of Justice, Specialized TORTS Division for four years. Lawrence, his mother, and brother, Lamont, were strong advocates for Sentencing Reform. He was called to testify before Congress over the Fair Sentencing Act.
He was a self-taught computer hardware specialist, which he would later incorporate into his love of automobiles and real estate. He loved installing high-tech smart home devices in his home renovations. He equally loved all kinds of high-tech gadgets for cars. Lawrence even enjoyed watching automobile shows on TV and followed automobile enthusiasts and pros online to keep up with the latest trends. It was not unusual for Lawrence to see a rare car and take a picture of it to send to his brother, Lamont.
“Twin” was an accomplished and savvy Realtor and was employed at Exit First Realty and lastly at Coldwell Banker Realty, Capitol Hill. His entrepreneurial endeavors were numerous, and he always gave a 100% of his mind, body, and soul to excellence.

Lawrence and Antoinette Riddick grew up in the Trinidad neighborhood of DC and later became sweethearts. He married the love of his life, Antoinette, on October 3, 2015, at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Washington DC. In 2018, they welcomed a beautiful daughter, Hailey, into the world. They attended Mt. Sinai Baptist Church as a family.

During his childhood, his mom planned numerous family vacations, which allowed him to develop a love for travel. Therefore, he was especially excited when he and Antoinette traveled to Europe, went on snow excursions with family and friends, enjoyed the warmth of Florida during the winter and cruised the tropical seas.

Lawrence leaves to cherish his memories his devoted and loving wife, Antoinette; his beautiful baby daughter, Hailey; mother, Karen Garrison; twin brother, Lamont Garrison; father, Herald Minor; sisters-in-law, Debora, Lt. Renee (Randy), Earline and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. He had a special friendship with William Roye (Christina), Neil, and special college friends from HU, Alonda Thompson, Dona Jackson, Rochelle Jackson, Sonya Davis, and Ola Alabi to mention a few.

Lawrence will be missed by so many!

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