George August Smith Jr., 48, of Bellingham, passed away April 22, 2002, after a lengthy illness.
He was born Oct. 24, 1953, in Los Angeles and grew up in Southern California, where he attended Hollywood High School and California Polytechnic University. He was a graphics and newspaper pressman for a number of years before moving to the Washington area.
He is survived by three sisters, Charlene Davenport of Langley, Judy von Huene of Orlando, Fla., and Susan Scalion of Everson, Wash.; seven nieces and nephews; a grand-niece; and four grand-nephews. The family requests that all memorials and remembrances be made to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, 158 W. 29th St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001-5300. Information regarding Huntington’s Disease can be found at www.hdsa.org.