Georgia Rae Knight
Georgia Rae Knight, 75 of
Anchorage died Saturday, January 26, 2007 at the Horizon House in Anchorage.
A celebration of Georgia's life will be held 2 pm Saturday, February 2 at the
Horizon House, 4140 Folker Street Anchorage. Her ashes will be scattered at a
later date over Denali.
Georgia was born December 3, 1932, in Des Moines, Iowa to Thomas Joseph and
Olive Mae (Denton) Sweet. Her family relocated to Lancaster, California, when
Georgia was 5. She graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1951 and worked for
Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica.
She married Cornelious (C.J.) Knight on January 16, 1954 in Ensenada, Mexico.
They raised 4 children. Georgia was active in the PTA, Boy Scouts and Camp Fire
Georgia and C.J. moved to Alaska toward the end of 1968. Georgia was a district
manager for the Anchorage Times and later worked with her husband in his
businesses, Home Electronics and Knight's Auto Radio.
She was a board member of ATOM (Ancient Teachings of Masters) Center, a
professional astrologer, and a teacher and counselor to many in spiritual
She cherished life and her family. Although she went through so much during her
illness, she kept her quiet dignity and sense of humor to the very end. Georgia
was a very special soul and was a friend to many. She possessed a universal
wisdom that she lovingly shared with all. Her gentle touch comforted many. Her
passing has left a large void in our lives, but our hearts remain full with her
Survivors included her husband of 54 years, Cornelious; her children. Alicia
Knight, Jeffrey (Gina) Knight, Kathleen (Arthur) Helms, and Randal Knight;
grandchildren, Anthony and Robert Ovitt; Brandon and Brian Nickerson, and
Johanna, Julie, Jeffrey Keith, and Kayla Knight; onegreat grandson, Christian
Magee-Knight, one sister, Mary Ann Pierce of Bellingham, WA; one brother,
William J. Sweet of Ewa Beach, HI, and many nieces and nephews.
We would like to offer our heartfelt gratitude to those who provided her with
such compassionate care during her illness, including Katmai Oncology Group,
Providence Horizon House and Providence Hospice.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Hasara family at the Cremation Society of