George Durie Knox
Knox A down-to-earth man with great pride, honor, and principle died May 14, 2002. George Durie Knox, 84, was known to everyone who loved, admired and respected him as the ``Mayor of Spider Lake''. His legacy, spirit and the memories of his life will never be forgotten. Preceded in death by father, George P. Knox; mother, Christina Durie Knox; brother, Robert Alexander Knox; beloved wife, Marion Ellen Knox; son, Ian Alexander Knox; and son-in-law, Michael Stephen Manahan. Survived by son, G. Eric Knox, MD and favorite daughter-in-law, Jeanne Anthony Knox; daughter, Christine Ruth Manahan; grandchildren, Amy Vickers Knox, Heather Alexander Knox, Michael Ian Manahan, Amanda Christine Manahan, Ian Thomas Knox and Sarah Elizabeth Knox. His distinguished career in sales included Northwest Airlines (1941-1951), Executive Secretary of the Mpls. Aquatennial (1951-1952), Jensen Printing (1952-1954), McGill Printing (1954-1964) and Imperial Printing (1964-1986). His professional success was based on ``taking good care of the customer and the rest will take care of itself.'' A celebration of the life of George Durie Knox will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 18 at the home of Dr. & Mrs. Knox, 4315 Fremont Ave S., Mpls. Friends are welcome to share and celebrate. Memorials preferred to the Ian Alexander Knox Memorial, Hiawatha Branch of the YMCA, or the American Diabetes Assoc. Washburn-McReavy Nokomis Park Chapel 612-721-1651
Published on May 16, 2002
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