George Albert Watson III

Watson, George Albert III, 65, a long time resident of Newport Beach, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 2, 2012, surrounded by his wife and loving family.  While earning a business degree at USC, George was the USC captain of both the 1969 swimming and water polo teams.  George was named to All American Teams three times in swimming and twice in water polo.   Professionally, George had a successful career in finance while continuing to compete in athletic events and, as a Master swimmer, he set several world records. George was an ardent USC supporter and golfer.
George is survived by his wife of 40 years, two sisters, three nephews, a niece, loving family and friends.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the International Myeloma Foundation  ( ) or the USC Swimming Team Foundation ( )
Services will be held at Pacific View Memorial Park Chapel, 3500 Pacific View Drive, Corona  Del Mar, California, on Saturday, December 8th at 2:00 p.m.