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“Dear Benson Family,My deepest condolences to you all. I have fond memories of Mr. Benson passionately cheering our hockey teams through the years,...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Szopa - Nashville, TN

“I knew George as a fellow Mt. McKinley Lion. He was a pleasure to know and work with on club projects. I also shared many hours on the golf course...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Gene Storm - Bend, OR

“May your wonderful memories of the life you shared help to comfort and strengthen you during your time of grief. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Uncle George, we are all blessed to have known you and to be within your warm embrace, even from afar. Much love from your niece, Bettina (Isley)...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Bettina Aguilera - Prescott, AZ

“George was a friend and mentor. He welcomed me into Lions Club 28 years ago. He was generous with his time talents and treasure. George had a great...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jim Mallery - Anchorage, AK

“You will be missed by many. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: June Wayman - Anchorage, AK

“One of the nicest guys you'd ever meet. He had a great sense of humor that you only got to see after you got to know him. RIP, George, one of the...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Robert Rubey - Anchorage, AK

“George, wonderful husband of my friend, It has been a pleasure knowing you and sharing over the years, life experiences, opinions and an excellent...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Rachel Hynes

“George was one of the most caring and wonderful refs I have ever witnessed in the ice . May you find an wonderful pond on which you may continue...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Margo Sadel - Eagle River, AK

“George was a wonderful man, he was a mentor to many of the hockey officials and he will be missed by many. My favorite memory of George was when he...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Connie & Gary Hardwick - Doyline, LA

“RIP George, it was an honor to have known you. You made a great impact on our family's life. You will dearly missed. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Don & Linda Oliver - Anchorage, AK

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“The John W. Wayman, Jr. family (June: Lions Club; John: Dimond Hockey), extend their condolences to the Benson Family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Liana Wayman - Anchorage, AK

“I am sorry to hear of George's passing. I played hockey and went to school for years with his son Kirk. My condolences to the Benson Family. He...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: John Wayman - Anchorage, AK


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George passed away in May 2019.

George was a resident of Alaska at the time of passing.

He was born in Salmon, Idaho, attended the University of Idaho, served two years in the army, taught school in Blackfoot, Idaho then moved to Alaska in 1964 to teach in Talkeetna.

Express your condolences with flowers sent to George's memorial service Or, Order By Phone 888-579-7953 Code: 2015284 View & Sign.

Memorials may be made to Dimond Alumni Foundation, Dimond High School, 205 E. Dimond Blvd. 99515 or Mt. McKinley Lions Club Foundation, PO Box 243373, 99524.

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