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Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, December 27, 2012.  Born October 6, 1950 in Uphall Station, Scotland.  Immigrated to Canada as a young lad at the age of 7, proudly wearing his wee kilt.  Loving husband of Karen for 40 years.  Dedicated and loyal father of Krista (David Stoddart), Tara, Kyle (Sarah).  Extremely proud grandfather of Rocco.  Brother of Betty Irvine and Helen Stewart (Bill).  Brother-in-law of Jim Running (Martye), Raymond Running (Peggy), Rick Running (Dona).  Son of the late Helen (Nell) Lappage and the late Jim Lappage (Martha).  Son-in-law of the late Helen and Tom Running.  Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews.   He will be fondly remembered by his extended family in Scotland.  George was an accomplished and active bagpiper for many years.  He was very proud of his Scottish roots and kept his homeland in his heart.  A private service was held at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.  Memorial donations to ARCH or the local Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Chapter. Thank you to Danny Raycroft for his unwavering support. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at

“Miss me, But Let Me Go”