Andrew (Sonny) Garcia savored family life and exuded a deep sense of spirituality and concern for others. Garcia grew up in Sunnyvale, California, and graduated from San Jose State University. He and his wife of 32 years raised three children in Portola Valley. A former air traffic controller with the California Air National Guard and briefly, a purchasing manager for United Airlines, Garcia ran an industrial products supply business, Cinco Group, with his wife. Though he never earned a pilot’s license, he was fascinated with aviation and airplanes. On September 11, he was returning home from a business meeting in New Jersey.
Last updated: January 10, 2021