Albert George, 75

River Forest village prosecutor, local volunteer

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Albert S. "Sunny" George, 75, of River Forest, died on Nov. 29, 2017. Born on Sept. 6, 1942, he attended elementary and junior high school in River Forest, graduated from OPRF High School in 1960, was a Duke graduate, and matriculated at Kent College of Law in Chicago. After two years of working in a law firm, he decided to open his own office in River Forest and began general practice, specializing in real estate and probate law but keeping his general practice and enjoying the challenge of an unusual case. 

His wit was legendary and his keen observations and apt expressions caused both amusement and pleasure for those to whom his remarks were directed. 

He was a member of many organizations, including the OP-RF Community Foundation, the LaGrange Lions Club, and the River Forest Service Club. He was the longtime River Forest village prosecutor, a pro bono arbitrator with the Chicago Bar Association, and board member of the River Forest Tennis Club. 

He enjoyed sports of all kinds, including baseball, football, tennis, golf, and travel. He loved his friends and family and cherished their friendships. He believed life was an adventure to be lived. 

Albert George was the husband of Noni; brother of Thomas (Beverly) George; brother-in-law of Neill and Gene Stamp; uncle of Marjorie Patricia George and Christopher (Julie) and Amanda (Mahesh Yadav) Stamp; great-uncle of Aiden and Maddie; and son of the late Albert S. and Marjorie George. 

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. until time of service, 5 p.m., at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St. in Oak Park. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to the Team PHenomenal Hope, www.teamphenomenalhope.org.

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