Dr. George W. Ellard Jr. ’74 died December 25, 2011, in Columbus, Ga. He was born in Fort Dix, N.J., on August 16, 1952, and prepared for college at F.L. Cardozo High School. He graduated from Bowdoin in 1976, remaining a member of the class of 1974. He went on to graduate from the University of Maryland Medical School in 1981 and pursued a practice in family medicine.