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Sergeant Galvan dies three days before wedding

Local Marine laid to rest today
Posted at 8:20 PM, Jul 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-13 01:46:28-04

It was a day of honor at Hillcrest Memorial Park, where Sergeant George Daniel Galvan was laid to rest Thursday morning.

Friends, family and community members celebrated the life of the 23-year-old Marine from Bakersfield. Galvan died from a car crash on June 30th, 2018 near Camp Pendleton where he was stationed.

His death happened just three days before his wedding. He leaves behind his fianceé and unborn child.

Galvan's funeral service had full military honors. Family and friends say his 'huge presence' will be remembered forever.