Donald Richard George passed away on July 26th at his home, surrounded by his wife
and children in Washington, Utah, after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born in Evanston,
Wyoming, on November 25th, 1954 to parents, Hiram William George and Dorothy Rose
On February 25th,1977, Don married the love of his life, Catherine Condie George. Their
marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City, Utah temple on February 25th, 1978. After
a few years in Utah, they moved their family back to Evanston, Wyoming, where they raised
their children. They have been married for 45 years.
Don was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints where he
served a mission in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Don served in various callings including Bishop
and a counselor in the Stake Presidency, but his true love was being the primary chorister.
Don’s talents took him all over the world. From a young age, he loved participating in high
school theater, school choir, where he traveled to Europe, and was an alternate for the Mormon
Tabernacle Choir. Don enjoyed being part of the community arts- Civic Orchestra and Hats Off
Don loved growing up and raising his children in Evanston. He served on various boards
such as hospital and school, always wanting to be involved in the community he adored so
much. Throughout 40 years of employment, Don whistled and sang the days away working for
the City of Evanston, Pacific Power, alongside Cathie at her daycare, and for the Uinta County
Planning and Zoning, where he retired in August, 2021.
Family was Don’s pride and joy. Focused on making memories, there were countless
family trips to Disneyland, year round traditions including Grandma’s Christmas, building the
sledding hill, caroling, summer park hopping, and movies in the backyard. He treated everyone
he met like family and truly wanted people’s lives to be full of joy and happiness.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Dorothy George, Mother in-law Jean
Condie, Brother and sister-in-law Robert (Marlene) George, brothers Thomas, and Timothy
George, Sister and brother-in-law Kathy (Gary) Stevenson and brother-in-law Steven Croxford.
He is survived by his wife Catherine, Children-Amanda (Greg) Hill of CO, Jenifer
(Robert) Bowden, Ian Wambold all of UT, Chris (Monica Streeter) George of CT, Justin (Brooke
Cheney) George, Holly Swensen all of WY, Jeremy (Alisha Sutton) George of UT, Jocelyn
(Mark) Anderson of WY and 27 Grandchildren. Siblings-Nancy(Kent) Edrington, Brenda
Croxford, Randy(Glenda) George, Paul George, Lisa George, sister-in-law Linda George, and
Father-in-law Clyde Condie.
Funeral services will be Tuesday August 2nd, 11:00 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints, located at 201 Sage St. Evanston, WY 82930. Viewing will be at the same
location Monday, August 1st, from 6:00-8:00 pm and Tuesday, prior to the services, from
The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Rhodes and the entire oncology
department as well as the Dixie hospice team for their love and care of Don and his family.