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Ceiling fan - 2 3 way switches

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Diagram in my album, wouldnt let me post it in the thread.

Just bought a house and I don't trust whats going on with this wiring. Currently the light works off both 3 way switches as expected, the fan is operated by the pull chain. All the outlets in the room work fine as well. There is a switch that controls the garage lights that wasn't hooked up(checked continuity between them to verify they did go to the garage lights), and it doesn't look like it can be powered since there is no neutral wire. The 3 way switches are set up so there is one when you come from the garage into the house, then the other 3 way switch for when you leave the downstairs room to go upstairs.

Any suggestions on how to clean this up and still get power to the garage light switch, and have the light operate on the 3 way switches?
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Unfortunately from what I can tell is isn't, the garage light only has black/white/ground for the lights, and then black/white/ground going back to the disconnected switch. The garage lights are wired as expected, black connected together and white connected together. The garage was an addition in the 90's(house is from the 70's). If I had to guess that light switch controlled a light that was on the other side of the wall, now a garage.
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