George Hickman Tribute
George Hickman was a long time UW Football and Basketball usher, as well as one of the first Tuskegee Airman. He passed away this last weekend. Here are several of the tweets that came in from the media and some of our #HuskyLegends about George.
- — Steve Sarkisian (@CoachSark)Mon, Aug 20 2012 00:23:50George Hickman will be missed. He represented the UW and the Tuskegee Airmen with class. I will always appreciate how he treated my family.
- — Danielle Lawrie (@DanielleLawrie5)Mon, Aug 20 2012 07:34:21Losing someone in the Husky family is never an easy thing... You'll always be missed George ❤ one of my favorite husky softball helpers
- — Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas2)Mon, Aug 20 2012 08:00:42RIP George Hickman.. He literally took my hand & prayed for me b4 EVERY home game I played in at UW!!! A GREAT person that I looked up to..
- — U. of Washington (@UW)Mon, Aug 20 2012 08:44:47RIP George. http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/11/13/1904019/this-flags-for-a-humble-hero.html …ibuneCoachRomar11/13/1904019/this-flags-for-a-humble-hero.html MT @CoachRomar Wow. Really going to miss George Hickman. He was one of the most inspirational men...
- — Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks)Mon, Aug 20 2012 09:30:04RIP George Hickman, a press box greeter on game days at CenturyLink Field and former member of the Tuskegee Airman http://shwks.com/mnbq q
- — Coach McGuff (@CoachMcGuff)Mon, Aug 20 2012 09:50:23RIP George Hickman..Tuskegee Airman and gatekeeper of the UW women's BBall locker room on game day..One of the nicest people I've ever known
- — Quincy Pondexter (@QuincyPondexter)Sun, Aug 19 2012 23:13:49No, not George. Love that dude. 1 of the original Tuskegee airman and 1 of biggest UW supporters RT @MattMcKayJr: RIP George Hickman
- — The Seattle Times (@seattletimes)Mon, Aug 20 2012 10:41:49Longtime Husky usher and member of Tuskegee Airmen George Hickman died over the weekend at age 86 http://seati.ms/MHeUqn qn
- — Lawyer Milloy (@LawyerMilloy)Mon, Aug 20 2012 11:29:38Former Tuskegee Airman, UW and Seahawks usher dies http://www.king5.com/home/Former-Tuskegee-Airman-UW-and-Seahawks-usher-dies-George-Hickman-166760576.html …/hoUWAthleticsuskegee-Airman-UW-and-Seahawks-usher-dies-George-Hickman-166760576.html @UWAthletics will mis you my friend.. Thanks for being there 4 me!!
- — KING 5 News (@KING5Seattle)Mon, Aug 20 2012 09:46:54
- — Dave Softy Mahler (@Softykjr)Sun, Aug 19 2012 23:17:55George Hickman was one of the nicest men I ever met...just saw him last Saturday at the CLink. Always welcomed me with a smile. RIP.
- — Dave Softy Mahler (@Softykjr)Sun, Aug 19 2012 23:24:01Hickman was a fixture at UW Football & Basketball games as an usher. Chances are u ran in2 him...also worked the press box at CLink 4 Hawks
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