June 12, 1947 -March 8, 2010
Story from the Quilt:
George Clifton Pitts was born June 12, 1947, in Birmingham, Alabama at Hillman Hospital. At six months old his family relocated to Detroit, Michigan. He received his early education from the Detroit Public School Systems. After graduation from high school, he courageously enlisted in the U.S. Marines and served his country for four years in the Vietnam War.
He returned to Detroit and enrolled in the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and later Ohio Medical School. His residency moved him to New Orleans, LA and then back to Birmingham, AL.
His practice was known by many in OB/Gyn. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, reading, and playing the trumpet. His warm million dollar smile would light the faces of his patients, friends, family, co-workers and loved ones. On March 8, 2010, his full circle of life was complete. George Clifton Pitts passed away at 1:33 p.m. in Birmingham, AL. He leaves a wife, Barbara, four children, David, Stacy, Kim, John and five grandchildren.