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Riggs, George
April 24,1930- January 8, 2013

Passed away at home in Walnut at age 82. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Alison, daughters Wendy Riggs Tingle and
Pamela Aberle and grandchildren Benjamin, Alexander and Zoe Tingle and Brooke and Jacob Aberle. He was also father to the late Ian Riggs. His sister, Audre Lewis, lives in Washington, Pa
.He was born in Uniontown, Pa. and attended Penn StateUniversity and served in the US Army during the Korean War. After moving to California he was a teacher and then was involved in advertising and sales promotion for many years and ultimately had his own advertising business. He received a master's degree from Claremont Business University.
George was often a volunteer who participated as soccer referee for various youth groups, was instrumental in establishing the girls' soccer program at Walnut High School and for over the last ten years has been a driver for Greater La Puente Meals on Wheels.
Services will be held at Queen of Heaven mortuary, 2161 S Fullerton Rd. in Rowland Heights, 91748 on Saturday, January 19,2013 at 10:30AM . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Citrus Valley Hospice, 820 N. Philips Ave. West
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Jan. 13, 2013
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