Georgie Miller

   Georgie was born on January 16, 1923 in Montrose, Colorado. In 1925, she moved with her family to Montara, California where she was graduated from Montara High School. She spent two years at San Mateo Community College in San Francisco and then went to work as a secretary for an outdoor nursery in Montara. She got married in Fort Sill, Oklahoma on September 2, 1944. She had five children. When her children had grown, she returned to work at the nursery until her retirement in 1985.

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   Although she had joined the San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society over 40 years ago, she did not start making commessi (intarsias) until after she retired. Since then, she has been very prolific and has made well over a dozen pictures.

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