A passionate Petticrew family researcher, George Petticrew, of Apache Junction AZ, passed away August 6, 2010.He helped so many of us over many years, on Genforum and Rootsweb boards, and by personal email.
Thanks, George.You are missed.
The full obituary appeared 18 Aug. 2010 in the Apache Junction-Gold Canyon Independent (AZ), and can be seen online on GenealogyBank.com.Some public libraries carry their database.
George Ambrose Petticrew b. 24 Jan 1923, s/o James Fred and Mary Magdalene.
- Attended U. of Dayton, OH. - Served in WWII as Lt. JG in Navy; discharged 1946. - Masters degree from U. of Illinois, in electrical engineering. - Worked 33 years for Motorola, finally as a project leader for communications for the NASA space program. - Married 55 years to Eileen, no maiden name given. - Survivors:wife; sister Mary Haskin; 5 children Mark Petticrew, Janice Chartier, Karen Adair, Keith Petticrew, and Barry Petticrew; and nine grandchildren.