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George R. Flouret

January 6, 1935 December 22, 2018
George  R.  Flouret
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Obituary for George R. Flouret

George R. Flouret, age 82, passed away on December 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Nancy for 55 years; loving father of Andre (Donna), Marc, and the late Jean Brett, who preceded him in death; dear grandfather to Brooke; fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his siblings Richard, Teresa, and Emiliano.

Born in Rosario, Argentina, he moved to the United Sates in 1952. He attended Columbia University and earned his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science. George then attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he earned his PhD. He was appointed a full professor at the Medical School of Northwestern University in Chicago. George was awarded more than 23 U.S. patents for his medical research. He published many peer-reviewed articles in prestigious medical journals.

While at University of Wisconsin, Madison, he met Nancy. They married in August of 1963 and eventually settled in Deerfield. George and Nancy traveled together all over the world and shared a love of opera.

George was very athletic and particularly enjoyed playing soccer and was an accomplished tennis player. He was a long-time season ticket holder for Northwestern Football.

The visitation will be on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at Kelley and Spalding Funeral Home, 1787 Deerfield Road, Highland Park, IL. A funeral mass will be on Friday, December 28, 2018 10:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Church, 724 Elder Lane, Deerfield, IL 60015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. For more information, please contact Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home at (847) 831-4260.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Dec

4:00 AM 12/27/2018 4:00:00 AM - 8:00 AM 12/27/2018 8:00:00 AM
Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home - Crematory

1787 Deerfield Road
Highland Park, IL 60035

Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home - Crematory
1787 Deerfield Road Highland Park 60035 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

28

Dec

10:00 AM 12/28/2018 10:00:00 AM
Holy Cross Church

724 Elder Lane
Deerfield, IL 60015

Holy Cross Church
724 Elder Lane Deerfield 60015 IL
United States
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