George Bacon, Knox’s oldest student, died Saturday, June 30, 2012. Bacon was known as a lifelong learner who graduated from Carl Sandburg College in 2010 and had been taking courses at Knox since then. He was 80.
A visitation will be held Thursday, followed by a memorial service Friday. For complete service information, Bacon’s obituary can be viewed on the Hinchliff-Pearson-West website (http://www.h-p-w.com/?p=6194).
You may also revisit a 2011 profile of Bacon in The Knox Student.