George-Waylonis-Obituary

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Dr. George Waylonis

Naples, Florida

Sep 30, 1934 – Feb 2, 2018 (Age 83)

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George was born to Walter and Anne Waylonis in Cleveland Ohio. As a depression-era baby, he learned to spend his money and time wisely. George graduated from Collinwood High school in 1952 and Case Western Reserve as an undergraduate in 1956. He financed his way through college and medical school...

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George was my first teacher in PM&R residency at Ohio State and had a lasting impact on me and my teaching as we became colleagues and friends. I mention him often as I teach EMG to residents now. He taught me to use my ear and appreciate the musical nature of needle electromyography, one of the ways that our shared interest in music helped us connect. He also showed me how video and computer technologies would affect medical practice and education long before others could use them.

Dan,
I remember the way that you would reference your dad about his successes and travels. Certainly your admiration for him, but we were in HS at that time. Most teenagers assumed that our dad's could walk on water. He sounded so vibrant and driven. I think that I only met him once (I remember your mom more clearly).
You moved away from and beyond scenic Central Ohio decades ago. A shift that sent you to CA to warm your face in the sun, plant some roots and grow fruit trees in your...

In this era of texts and tweets, George highly valued real and lively interaction with people. I feel so blessed to have been one of those who had an opportunity to know this true gentleman and inquisitive soul. George will always be missed, and always remembered -- a wonderful legacy. Suzanne, though I am saddened for your loss, there is so much history to be grateful for.

My deepest condolences to the family on your loss. It sounds like George had a very fulfilling life. May cherished memories and the uplifting promises found in God's word carry you through your grief and bring you immeasurable comfort, strength and peace. (1 Thessalonians 3:16)

So sorry to read of George's passing. Suzanne and you, Lohren have my most sincere sympathies. George always had a smile on his face especially when walking the dogs...and of course, the cat!
A wonderful Quarry neighbor and friend who will be dearly missed. Marylou Hill, Laguna and Niklaus, the cavaliers

RIP

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