George Kennedy remembered

Always a welcoming smile from George Kennedy, more recently and in younger days (Photo: courtesy of Colleen Kennedy) by Colleen Kennedy Valued member of the Swaythling Club International, George Dowd Kennedy passed away on Monday 5th October at the Abbott Northwest Hospital in Minneapolis following a short and difficult time suffering from pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old. George was born in Duluth, Minnesota; son of Dr. George L. and Margurite Kennedy. Raised in Faribault, Minnesota he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; he graduated at the University of Minnesota, studying electrical engineering. Known as Gus, he served for over three decades as an Executive Officer for the United States Table Tennis Association; his roles and service were national and international as a