George M. Anderson of Longmont, CO passed away December 4, 2013 in Longmont. George was born May 28, 1928 in Brule, NE to George and Delores (Halligan) Anderson. He married his high school sweetheart, Annette Girmann on June 12, 1949 and together they had 3 sons. George was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He served in the USAF from 1948 -1949 and from there developed a love for flying. He loved the mountains and outdoors and spent a lot of time fishing and hunting with family and friends. George earned his BS in Pharmacy from CU in 1954. He owned Anderson Drug in Boulder from 1955 - 1967. He was the President of the State Board of Pharmacy, President of the Colorado Pharmacal Association and the President of the Colorado Society of Hospital Pharmacists. George was also a member of many civic organizations in Boulder. He is survived by his loving wife, Annette; sons Mike (Sue), Phil (Debbie) and Marty (Becky); 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Monday, December 9, 11am at Longs Peak United Methodist Church, 1421 Elmhurst Dr, Longmont, CO. In lieu of flowers, contributions in George's honor can be made either to Longs Peak United Methodist Church or the University of Colorado Foundation (School of Pharmacy).
Published in The Boulder Daily Camera on Dec. 7, 2013