George attended Newton Falls High School and transferred from Ohio State to Princeton, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in physics, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi. He was president of the Princeton Evangelical Fellowship and a member of the choir. He earned a master’s in physics from Cal Tech and a Ph.D. in nuclear science from Columbia University.
He taught physics and mathematics at Wheaton and Columbia, and served as research consultant at Argonne National Laboratory and senior scientist at Isotopes before teaching natural science and physics courses at Westmont in Santa Barbara, Calif. His hobby was stamp collecting.
George died May 22, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn. He is survived by his daughter Peggy and son Robert.