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Collins, George E.

Collins, George E.

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MADISON—George E. Collins, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. George was born on Jan. 10, 1928, in Stuart, Iowa, to Martin and Linnie Collins.

George graduated from the State University of Iowa and received his Ph.D. from Cornell University. After working for IBM, George spent the majority of his career at UW-Madison in the Computer Sciences Department where his focus was on computer algebra. After retiring, he continued his research, publishing works as late as 2016.

George is survived by his daughters, Cynthia “Cindy” Collins (Jim Miller), Nancy Rusch, and Rebecca Collins; grandchildren, David Rusch, Andrew Rusch, and Sofia Collins; and many other relatives and friends. George was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, and his six siblings.

George’s interests varied from the environment to classical music. At his request, no services will be held or memorial donations designated.

Please share your memories at www.CressFuneralService.com.

Cress Center

Funeral and Cremation Service

6021 University Ave., Madison

(608) 238-8406

Cress Center

Funeral and Cremation Service

6021 University Ave., Madison

(608) 238-8406

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