George T. ForresterMarch 31, 1931 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 86)
George Theodore Forrester
March 31, 1931 – November 14, 2017
Born in New Jersey, George passed peacefully at his home in San Jose. Laid to rest at the Los Gatos Memorial Park in a private ceremony, he is survived by his devoted wife, Gilda, three children, Ric, Tracy, and Kimberly, and eight grandchildren. Raised in NYC, he attended the illustrious Bronx High School of Science and CCNY. He moved to So. California for graduate work at USC. He became well known for directing shows in the Bay Area, adjudicating high school musicals for AMTSJ, acting as VP of the American College Theatre Festival for Western US, and as an educator in theatre arts. His academic teaching career included Pomona College, Blue Mountain Community College in Oregon, San Jose City and Evergreen Valley Colleges. Retiring in 1995, George spent the remainder of his life traveling and enjoying theatre, worldwide.