George W. Bogar Jr. ’32
George died Apr. 11, 2003, in the Carlisle [Pa.] Regional Medical Center; he was 94. He was a graduate of Mercersburg Academy. His comments in our 25-year book: “Opinion of Princeton — immensely wonderful. Princeton in good hands, always becoming greater!”
After graduation he worked for Rawling Sporting Goods for 47 years. During WWII he served on the USS Franklin aircraft carrier in the Pacific theater. He was a 50-year member of the American Legion Post #101 in Carlisle. He was a life member of the American Football Coaches Assn. and was inducted into the South Central Chapter of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame in 1991; he was a lifelong sports enthusiast.
George is survived by his wife of 72 years, Helen Condren Bogar; two sons, George III and William; daughters Susan Mercker, Betsy Kent, and Robin Spendley; brother John; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.