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Merv George Sr. Memorial 

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Glenn Moore, Merv George Sr.'s son-in-law, relayed the story of asking to marry George's daughter.
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Laura Lee George holds the program for her husband's memorial.
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Merv George Jr was he master of ceremonies for his father's memorial.
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Granddaughter Gigi Alvarado listens to her grandfather's former bandmates relay stories.
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Melodie George-Moore sang two songs at her father's memorial.
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Eureka City Councilmember Kim Bergel hugs Merv George Jr. after Mayor Frank Jager read a proclamation from the city of Eureka honoring his father's work for the city and the impact he had on the community of Humboldt.
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Eureka Mayor Frank Jager shakes the hand of Merv George Jr. after reading a proclamation from the city honoring his father's work for the city and the impact he had on the community of Humboldt.
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Supervisor Rex Bohn shared stories of Merv George Sr.
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Photos a young Merv George Sr. adorned the walls of the Bear River Community Center.
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Dana Landry sung "A Place In The Sun."
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Tom Workman, longtime guitarist with Merv George Sr., spoke about their time together.
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Tom Workman and Norm Crawford share a moment.
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Merv George Jr. smiles at the crowd.
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Chance Carpenter IV told of a recent dream he had where his grandfather told him, "If you put your heart into your drum it will keep on beating."
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A man closed his eyes as a video recording of the last song Merv George Sr. playing professionally was played for the attendees of the memorial.
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Former Humboldt State University Forestry and Wildland Resources Department Chair Ken Fulgham signs in at the memorial for Merv George Sr. at the Bear River Community Center.
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Merv George Jr. welcomes Gene Brundin to the memorial for his father.
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People gathered to remember the life of Merv George Sr. on the Humboldt community.
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Merv George Jr. records video of his sister singing during their father's memorial.
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Hoopa Valley Tribal Chair Ryan Jackson relayed stories about Merv George Sr. to the crowd.
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Merv George Jr. welcomed his father's former bandmates to the stage to speak about their experiences.
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Some of Merv George Sr.'s bandmates spoke of their times playing with him.
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Laura Lee George embraced dozens of people at the conclusion of her husband's memorial.
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Merv George Jr. and Bill Moehnke share a moment at the conclusion of the memorial for George's father. Both men are drummers and Moehnke's father, Don, was one of George's music teachers.
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Paul O’Connor helps sell CDs after the memorial. All proceeds will god to a fund at the Humboldt Area Foundation set to support youth music in Humboldt.
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