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Georgie of Citrus Heights, CA entered into heaven on July 3, 2013. She passed peacefully in her sleep.
Georgie was born on September 10, 1929 in Oakland, CA to the late John and Helen Balaam. She graduated from Piedmont High School and later attended the University of Oregon where she graduated in 1951 with a degree in English. That same year she married Keith Harry and the couple had 6 children together. Georgie taught kindergarten in the 1960's but retired to become a full time mom. In 1997, Georgie reunited with her college friend Ernie Jaqua. The two were married shortly thereafter and enjoyed their lives together until Ernie's passing in 2003.
Georgie loved to travel, was an avid Bridge player, and was an active member of her church & WPAC. She also was a rabid Oregon Ducks football fan.
Georgie is survived by her children and their spouses: Jennifer and Bill Hutchinson, John and Elaine Harry, Liz and Steve Wilner, Kirk and Ann Harry, Kevin and Lauri Harry and Jody and Glen Fluke. She is also survived by her 11 grandchildren and her special friend and companion Ben Mayfield.
A service will be held at the Celtic Cross Presbyterian Church located at 5839 Dewey Drive, Citrus Heights, CA at 1:00 pm on Saturday July 20, 2013. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the
Published in The Sacramento Bee on July 14, 2013