George Thomas Irwin was born on April 7, 1949 in Mitchell, South Dakota, the sixth of seven children, and died August 19, 2016. George lived and farmed in the Enumclaw area for the last 31 years and is survived by his wife Paddy, daughter Jackie Madill, sons Morgan and Brady Irwin, along with six grandchildren.
He was a founding member of the Seattle University Soccer Team and a lifelong supporter of youth sports and competition. He loved to fish and hunt and cook, and committed the later years of his life to the advocacy of rural life.
In lieu of flowers for the family, send donations to the Seattle U Men’s and Women’s Soccer Programs or Plateau Outreach Ministries of Enumclaw.