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George V. Casey


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George V. Casey Obituary
March 1, 1933 - June 3, 2017 George V. Casey, son of Margaret and George V. Casey, Sr., passed away in his home, on June 3rd, surrounded by his loving family. George grew up on the family farm east of Brawley. He attended all of the Brawley schools and graduated from UCLA with a Master's degree in journalism. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. After being or wanting to be a farmer, newspaper reporter, artist, editorial cartoonist, newspaper publisher, record company owner, writer, public official, television producer, TV newsman, cattleman and government bureaucrat, he settled on becoming a film director and producer. George made many IMAX films and received Oscar nominations for four of them. George's family had an exciting life, by accompanying him on many shoots that took them around the world. He will be missed as a kind, loving and creative man. George is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ellen; daughter, Erin; sons, Ryan and Sean; two granddaughters, Shea and Rose, and brother, Harry. Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church of San Diego, located in Mission Valley, on July 17th at 4 P.M.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on June 16, 2017
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