KIRSCHNER--George. Beloved grandfather and greatgrandfather, father, husband, teacher, and friend will be remembered for his contagious smile and energy, unwavering principles, profound sense of justice, unequivocal commitment to activism, and open and welcoming heart. Born in New York City, George served in the US Coast Guard during WWII. He began as a brewer, later went to college, and found his professional love as a teacher of history at the Walden School in New York City. He is survived by his children, Carl and Sandy, his grandchildren Emily, Jessie, Jonathan and Amanda, and his great-granddaughter Mia. Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Doctors Without Borders.UPDATE: You can leave comments for George's family in the guestbook.
UPDATE: A lot of people are landing here from Google and going to the guestbook. Hello to all Walden alumni & faculty. Here's a link to Doctors Without Borders.
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