NEW YORK CITY – Justo George Cameron, 70, died on June 24, 2018 at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan after a battle with cancer.
Born in Manhattan on October 16, 1947, George was the son of the late Justo and Dominga (Alvarez) Cameron.
He is survived by his sister, Marilyn Cameron-Wood and her husband Michael of Wappingers Falls; his nieces and nephews, Michelle and Mike, Lisa, William and Leigh, Christina, Eric and Tara, and Alison; and his great-nieces, Rebecca, Kylie, and Brooke.
George was a founding member of the baroque pop band, the Left Banke, which gained popularity in the late 1960’s for their hit singles, “Walk Away Renee” and “Pretty Ballerina”. George’s involvement with the band remained until his death, often hosting reunion concerts and tours, releasing additional songs and albums, and performing at many children’s charity events throughout New York City.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4-8 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. A graveside service will be held on Friday at 11am at St. Denis Cemetery, 604 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction.
Donations may be made in George’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Please visit his Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.
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