auren graduated from Wheeling Jesuit College in Wheeling, WV in 1992. She worked as a Registered Nurse at MUSC in Charleston, SC, then at CMC. Charlotte, and lastly at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Mooresville, NC.
Her untimely death left behind her four beautiful daughters: Michaela Garris, age 17; Lizzie Garris, age 13; Rhianna Garris, age 7; and Sabrina Garris, now age 4 ½ who was only 5 months old at the time of Lauren’s death.
Her mother Margaret Ahern is raising the two older girls and her brother Kevin and his wife Arelis Herman are raising the two younger girls.
Lauren was beautiful, smart, talented and mostly a loving mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She is missed beyond belief every day.