George died peacefully in his sleep Feb. 7, 2020, at his home in New York City.

Born in March 1951 in Miami, he attended Coral Gables High School, where he was called Robbie by his friends. At Princeton, he majored in psychology, sang with the Footnotes, dined independently, and wrote his senior thesis “Leadership Training: A Program” under the guidance of Professor Joel Cooper. He then studied at the University of Miami, where he earned an MBA in finance.

George was president of his company, Better Leaders. He was a preliminary judge for Temple University’s Business Plan Competition, as well as a member of the Marketing Executives Networking Group.

He was a supporter of the arts and young artists through his work as chairman of the Friends of Drawing of the Museum of Modern Art. He was also active with the Rema Hort Mann Foundation and the GLBT National Help Center.

George was a loving and selfless friend. He is survived by his husband, Andrew Ong; one brother; and two sisters. He is greatly missed.

Undergraduate Class of 1973