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George died November 16, 2013, in Decatur, Michigan. He was a 1963 graduate of the University of Montana and was commissioned in the US Navy in 1965. In 1984, George was the first non-flight officer to be designated Commanding Officer of a Patrol Squadron. He retired from the Naval Reserve in 1990 as a Captain. George taught for 33 years in the Decatur Public Schools before retiring in 2001. After retiring, he joined the Decatur School Board as a trustee, a position he held until his death. George jumped at Missoula during the 1962 season.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Fusko, George M. (Missoula 1962)" (2013). Smokejumper Obituaries. 765.