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Old 07-14-2008, 07:35 PM
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Unhappy NJ boating tragedy ....lost a friend Beth Garlis

Lost a friend of the family Friday.........Tragic boating accident in New Jersey.............

Md. woman dies in Fortescue boating accident
by South Jersey News Online Sunday July 13, 2008, 2:47 AM
By JASON LADAY
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DOWNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- A Maryland woman died Friday afternoon on a boat off the coast of Fortescue after she reportedly slipped and fell on a pleasure boat in the Delaware Bay, according to state police Bivalve barracks.

Elizabeth Garlis, 38, of Berlin, Md., was flown to Cape Regional Medical Center, in Cape May, after Coast Guard and state police officials received the emergency call at 2:41 p.m. She was latter pronounced dead at the hospital.

The cause of death is, as of Saturday, still undetermined and pending an autopsy on Monday, according to state police.

Garlis had been traveling on a 52-foot cabin boat near Ship John Light, a lighthouse in the Delaware Bay, near Fortescue.

The initial call went out to the Coast Guard officials, who performed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Coast Guard officials in the Delaware Bay stated initial reports indicated Garlis hit her head in the fall. However, such reports were unconfirmed as of Saturday evening.



Beth you will not be forgotten we will all miss you........I'm sure you are looking down on us from the pearly ice skating rink above.
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Scary how quickly things can happen. Sorry you lost a friend
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Godspeed.

Sorry for the lost to the ones affected.
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Sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts to her family.
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Very very sorry. Thats awful.

God speed Beth......
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sorry to hear of this. Thoughts and prayers go out to all involved.
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Tony,
So sorry to hear this, that is tragic. Regards and sympathy to you and families.

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Tragic. May she rest in peace.
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