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George F. GRANGER, III

George F. GRANGER, III

Male 1926 - 2011  (84 years)

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  • Name George F. GRANGER 
    Suffix III 
    Born 30 Sep 1926  Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    ADDR Address:
    George F. GRANGER
    1672 Leisure World, Mesa, AZ 85206-2325 
    EDUC Park Ridge HS 1944; Kansas State College, BSEE; Stevens Institute of Technology, MS 
    OCCU Engineer, RCA, Motorola Corp 
    RELI Luthern 
    RES Mesa, Maricopa, AZ  
    Died 14 Feb 2011  Mesa, Maricopa, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26  The Turses
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2015 

    Father George F. GRANGER, Jr.,   b. 12 Aug 1899, Park Ridge, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1979, New Port Richey, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Helen Leonora BURDEF,   b. 24 Mar 1894,   d. 22 Jul 1973, Glenmoore, Chester, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1921 
    Divorced Bef 1950 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Audrey A GIBSON,   b. Apr 1928, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1989, Jacksonville, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 1948 
    Divorced 1971 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Douglas Steven GRANGER,   b. 30 Dec 1951,   d. 11 Dec 2003, Pensacola, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Living
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F3474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1926 - Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 2011 - Mesa, Maricopa, AZ Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Ritter/Granger/Turse Cousins
L-R rear, Betty Jeanne Granger, George Granger III, Frieda Ritter, Aunt Lil Ritter and sister Caroline Granger
L-R front, Julie Granger, Marion McDaid,  Joan Turse
    Ritter/Granger/Turse Cousins L-R rear, Betty Jeanne Granger, George Granger III, Frieda Ritter, Aunt Lil Ritter and sister Caroline Granger L-R front, Julie Granger, Marion McDaid, Joan Turse

  • Notes 
    • George Francis Granger was born Sept. 26, 1930 in Suffern, N.Y.
      He joined the Navy in 1944 and in 1948 he married Audrey Gibson
      and moved to Manhattan, KS where he received his bachelor’s degree
      in electrical engineering. His first job was with RCA. He continued
      his education getting a master’s degree from Stevens Institute of
      Technology while he and Audrey raised six children. They divorced
      in 1971 and George left RCA to work for Motorola, volunteering
      to work oversees in Scotland. He packed his golf clubs and arrived
      in 1979, then met Margaret Marshall in 1980. They married a year
      later. They lived in Scotland four years before moving to Mesa. He
      retired at age 70. During his work he was credited with three patents
      related to the space program. He led a well-rounded life. In his 40s he
      enrolled in cooking school, was a pilot and owned an airplane, was
      an advocate for lifetime fitness and ran a marathon and several 10K
      races. He was a member of the Lion’s Club and a member of Victory
      Lutheran Church. He enjoyed woodworking and stained glass,
      hiking, golf and traveling. George died 14 Feb 2011. He is
      survived by his wife, Margaret, four daughters, two sons, eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

      Source: Leisure World Arizona News, April 2011, page 27