NISKAYUNA, NY—George E. Tiggle, 45, of Niskayuna, N.Y., student affairs director of development at the SUNY Albany, passed on Saturday, October 26, 2019.
He was born July 11, 1974, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to U.S. Army Sergeant Major Sherman E. Tiggle and Lenora Holland Tiggle.
George was the second of two sons. A gregarious and joyful personality, George spent 18 years as college admissions professional for several colleges and prep schools in the Northeast, including his alma mater Union College (1998) and the Northfield Mount Hermon School (Mass.) where George was a standout football player as a member of the Class of 1994.
In 2013, George married Kendra McBride.
George is pre-deceased by his father, Sherman, who passed away in 2005.
He is survived by his wife, Kendra; daughter, Kailee; his mother, Lenora Tiggle, of Chicopee, Mass; brother, Darryl Tiggle and sister-in-law, Geneva Tiggle, both of Towson, Md.
Calling hours are from 9:30-10:45 a.m. and the funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 7, at Campbell Funeral Home, Kilmarnock. A service of committal is at noon at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, White Stone.