LifeNotes: George A. Collier Passes

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George Collier

Industry veteran and Philadelphia native George A. Collier died Saturday, Dec. 21 in Nashville. He was 69. Collier, a 45-year industry veteran, most recently served as President at Aspirion Records. During his career, Collier spent time in marketing and promotions with Decca, MCA, Atlantic and Arista labels.

Collier’s funeral was held Saturday, Dec. 28 at Woodlawn-Roesch Patton Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Diane M. Collier; children, Diane M. (Eric) Jensen, George A. Collier, Jr., Susan L. Collier and Deborah A. (David) Kirby; grandchildren, Jason Parra, Steven Jensen, Andrew Jensen, Lexus Kirby and D.J. Kirby; brother, William G. Collier.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to the National Kidney Foundation at


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