George Millay dies at 76

Posted Wednesday, February 8, 2006 8:42 AM | Contributed by Dorv

George Millay, founder of SeaWorld, the Wet 'n Wild water parks and Magic Mountain, died Feb. 7 while at home with his family in San Diego. Millay was 76, according to Tim O'Brien, author of a book on his life titled "The Wavemaker," who says Millay died from an infection he incurred while undergoing chemotherapy for lung cancer. Millay had battled several forms of cancer for years.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2006 8:44 AM
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Wednesday, February 8, 2006 3:22 PM
The book is a great read. I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Millay at IAAPA in 2004. He's a great man, who'll be greatly missed.
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