Geldert "Gel" Porter Worth
  • 95 years old
  • Year of birth:  1920
  • Year of passing:  2016
This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Geldert "Gel" Porter Worth, 95, born in 1920 and passed away in 2016. We will remember him forever.
Candle lit by  Robert Nelson  on June 27th, 2016

Mr. Worth used mathematics for maritime navigation, but also understood and appreciated the beauty and art behind this often unappreciated discipline and field of knowledge...  I would rate Mr. Worth as one of the most competent and memorable teachers whom I studied under...  

Candle lit by  Gayle Worth  on July 25th, 2016

Things he loved...a good story, a good deal, a frugal style, a clever response, a good dancer, saving money, family gatherings, math, "Scent of a Woman", Steve McQueen, Humphrey Bogart -esp. Casa Blanca, Manhattan Clam chowder, family heritage, Jack London, doughboys and eggs, Hank Williams, "Bobbie McGee" , ...& so much more...please add to the list!!

Candle lit by  Gayle Worth  on July 16th, 2017

Gel,dashing,extr bright man was close w/sibblings esp.Eloise&Tom,& merchant sea bro Eggie (a founder of SUP).Pres.of Far East Investment Gr.made millions & worked4+jobs at a time,mate,high math tchr,Juvi guard,Investor&alltradeshomeimprmtat32ElToyonal,Orinda.He&Gert raised 5(Neil-10,Jim-5->Gert's),Buddy-whose death broke his?,Gay, Mike.Family home known for the parties.PatriarchGel->legend

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