I met George back in 2017 and saw him regularly for a while. He would wear his callsign hat or some ham radio t-shirt. So I finally asked him the most obvious question, “Are you a Ham”? Boy, he lit up and told me all about Ham Radio and this great club in Auburn for Hams with a great bunch of people. He was right! George was a big part of Sierra Foothills ARC for many years. A Placer County Ares member, building a remote portable repeater for Search and Rescue, which, they may still use today. He was a Land Rover enthusiast. He was my Elmer, very generous with his time and knowledge. He was also my friend.