Jorge was born on October 19, 1963 in Mexico and passed away in Phoenix, AZ on November 30, 2017. He emigrated to the United States with his parents when he was 12 years old. He is number 11 out of 12 siblings. He and his husband Jon were together for 26 wonderful years.
Jorge received his Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix and worked in the medical field for over 30 years, 13 of those were with the Mayo Clinic where he served as a Research Protocol Specialist. His passions were travel, keeping fit, dogs, politics and activism, good food, wine, and conversation. Jorge was known for his warm personality as well as his quick wit.
Memorial service is at 1:00 PM Saturday December 16, 2017 at Hansen Chapel, 8314 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85020. In lieu of flowers, donations to one of the following would be appreciated: One-n-Ten Youth Support (onenten.org) or Arizona Humane Society (azhumane.org).Print Obituary & Condolences