George T. Carr II, architect

Obituaries June 18, 2014 0 Comments

George Tompkins Carr II, 61, an architect, died June 14 after a long illness at his home in Chestnut Hill.

Mr. Carr had worked at the firm of Jacob/Wyper Architects in Philadelphia until 1999. Earlier he had worked for what was then Dagit-Saylor Architects.

Born in Charlottesville, Va., he received a bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies from Dartmouth College, where he as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to complete a master’s degree in architecture at the University of Virginia, where he received the American Institute of Architects’ Medal for Excellence in the Study of Architecture.

An avid golfer, he was a member of the Philadelphia Cricket Club.

He is survived by his wife, Randi; daughters Jessie Carr and Caroline Stokes; his parents, David and Martha Carr; one brother; four sisters, and three granddaughters.

A celebration of Mr. Carr’s life will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, Wissahickon Golf Course Clubhouse.

Memorial donations may be made to Dartmouth College, 6066 Development House, Hanover, NH 03755, or to the J. Wood Platt Caddie Scholarship Trust, 1974 Sproul Road, Suite 400, Bromall, PA 19008

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