George Geans, BCC (1947-2012)
George Edward Geans, BCC, died July 17, 2011, at age sixty-four. He was the manager of spiritual care at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, Florida, USA, and the minister at Winter Park Christian Church in Winter Park, Florida. He received his bachelor of theology degree from Great Lakes Christian College in Lansing, Michigan, USA, in 1970 and his master of Christian ministry degree from the Huntington College School of Christian Ministries, Huntington, Indiana, USA, in 1978.
An active member of Spiritual Directors International, Geans worked tirelessly toward integrating spiritual direction into the Orlando health care system, working with others in health care to recognize the value of spiritual direction not only for patients and their families but also for health care staff.