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George Joseph McGaffigan

4:41 PM PDT, October 17, 2012

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McGaffigan, George Joseph
July 16, 1930 – October 13, 2012

George McGaffigan passed away Saturday, October 13, 2012.  He is survived by his devoted wife and business partner of 23 years, Maxine, son Thomas Haynes McGaffigan of Saratoga, CA, granddaughter Megan Kelly McGaffigan, grandson Owen Thomas McGaffigan and sister Patricia Ann McGaffigan of Milwaukie, OR.

George was born in Spokane, Washington and raised in Redwood City, CA. He attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Grade School and Sequoia Union High School. George graduated Santa Clara University where he received his B.S. degree.

George enjoyed reading and traveling the world. Among his many interest, George was most passionate about running and his dedicated training enabled him to qualify for and complete six Boston Marathons. 

Among his business achievements George was a successful land developer representing Major corporations throughout the county. For the past 40 years George was a prominent Real Estate Broker in the Newport Beach area.

George was preceded in death by his father and mother George and Ysobel McGaffigan and daughter Nancy McGaffigan Lofton.

There will be a Memorial Service celebrating the life of George McGaffigan to be held on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 2:00pm at Pacific View Memorial Chapel, 3500 Pacific View Drive, Corona del Mar, CA, (949) 644-2700.