George P. Blanchard, 59 of Phoenix passed away on May 24, 2014. George is survived by his wife Nancy, daughter Danielle (Jeff), son Ryan (Megan), their mother Brenda (Scott), his granddaughters Willow and Julia and his two dogs Wilson and Rylee. George was a well-known chef and worked for many upscale Valley resorts. He was an easy going guy with a wonderful sense of humor. Most of all, George was a loving and dedicated husband and father. He will be dearly missed. A memorial servicewill be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Shadow Mountain Mortuary, 2350 E. Greenway Rd. Phoenix. Arrangements under the direction of Shadow Mountain Mortuary, Phoenix, AZ.