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George William Crump, Iii

George William Crump of Wardensville, WV lost his battle with leukemia on Wednesday, January 13th. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Eleanor (Ellie); daughters Jennifer Crump-Strawderman (Rod) and Shannon Chandler (Phil); four grandchildren: Rose, Rhett, Liam and Tessa. George graduated from Hammond High School in Alexandria, VA; received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Emory and Henry College, received a Masters Degree in Environmental Biology from George Mason University and a Masters Degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University. Before he began his teaching career, George worked as a senior medical technologist at National Laboratories and then a forensic drug chemist for the State of Virginia. George taught AP Biology, Chemistry and Honors Biology at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, VA and AP and Honors Biology at James Wood High School in Winchester, VA. Currently he was an Adjunct Professor at Lord Fairfax Community College teaching Biology and Forensic Science. In 1989 George received the St. George’s Episcopal Award for outstanding service to the Episcopal Church scouting movement. He was nominated by two students and received the Outstanding Teacher Award in 2001 at Governors School. George was selected for Who’s Who Among High School Teachers in 2002, 2004 & 2005. He was presented the Shining Apple Award by UPS 20 (WDCA-TV) in June, 2002 for his dedication to the teaching profession, the use of innovation in the classroom and his high standards of performance. The Virginia Museum of Natural History gave George the Thomas Jefferson Medal for his outstanding contribution to the natural science education in Virginia. He was awarded the 2002 Trailblazer Award for outstanding work with the Fairfax County Parks. In conjunction with the Science Honor Society, George was awarded the Good Neighbor Award for outstanding contribution to the environment within the community nominated by the Fairfax County Park Authority and the Northern VA Soil & Water Conservation District. In 2019 George was given the award for the Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the year by Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown, VA. George was a faithful member of Pohick Episcopal Church in Lorton, VA where he served as cemetery warden, and was elected twice to the vestry. While on the vestry he was junior warden twice and then senior warden. With his wife, Ellie, he led the senior youth group and taught senior high Sunday school for several years. With his busy schedule George still managed to coach his daughters’ soccer teams and lead their Girl Scout troups. George was also a dedicated volunteer EMT with the Wardensville Volunteer Rescue Squad. He loved camping, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. There will be a graveside service for immediate family only and a celebration of life will be held this summer. Arrangements by Cunningham Funeral Home, Alexandria, VA. Donations can be made to Wardensville Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2, Wardensville, WV 26851, Pohick Episcopal Church, 9301 Richmond Higway, Lorton, VA 22079 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at Donate.LLS.org

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