12/7/2018 Houston Chronicle

George H.W. Bush, and a legacy of philanthropy

With last week’s passing of George, only seven months after his beloved wife Barbara died in April, Houstonians are mourning the loss of the Bushes in waves. There has been a ripple effect through the political sphere, the literacy community and cheeky-sock aficionados. But perhaps none will feel their void as deeply as the philanthropic community.