Dr. George Mason Hall 1930 – 2013
Dr. George Mason Hall passed away peacefully Jan 30, age 82. Born at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, to Mary and G. Mason Hall, George became an Eagle Scout, graduated from Edmonds High and the University of Washington, then joined the Army.
Stationed in Minneapolis MN, he met and married Elaine Nielsen, a school teacher. The couple moved to Seattle and George entered UW’s Pre-Med program, graduated an MD in 1960. He interned at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth MN, then joined a clinic in Bemidji MN.
In 1965 he was an Otolaryngology Fellow at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN.
Returning to Seattle, George was Chief Resident of Otolaryngology, UW School of Medicine.
George had his practice in Bremerton. His community contributions included scoutmaster, school board president and educational school district board member.
After retiring, George volunteered at a Bremerton community clinic, St. Jude Hospital, St. Lucia and Tripler Army Hospital in Hawaii.
George is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jerald, survived by his sister Sandra (Dave Durand), his wife, Elaine, their children, Tod (Hilary) Susan, Mason (Brenda) and four extraordinary grandchildren.
A celebration of his life was held Feb 24 at the Sons of Norway Hall in Bremerton, WA. Memorials may be made to the University of Washington, School of Medicine.