Age 92, died on August 7, 2019. George served in the U.S. Army from 1945-1947. He received his B.S. (1949) and M.S. (1951) from Michigan State University. His PhD degree was awarded from Cornell University (1953). Professional academic appointments included the Univ. of Michigan, University of Georgia Sapelo Island Marine Institute, Michigan State University Departments of Fishery and Wildlife and of Zoology, and Director of the MSU Kellogg Biological Station. Under his leadership, the Kellogg Biological Station evolved as one of the foremost inland fresh water field stations and was world renowned. A Memorial Service will take place on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea, with visitation from 12-1 p.m. Contributions may be made to G.H. Lauff Scholarship Fund, Michigan State University, 535 Chestnut, Rm 300, East Lansing, MI 48824-1005.