OBITUARY

Linda "GeeGee" McCormick

July 20, 1948March 16, 2021

Linda "Lindy/GeeGee" McCormick, 72, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Born on July 20, 1948 in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Doris (Ray) Smith. She was a graduate of South Side High School, and attended IPFW. Linda spent many of her younger years in Los Angeles learning comedy improve, studying theater and acting before ultimately returning to Fort Wayne to be with her family. Upon her return, she married Brian McCormick in 1986, and worked for many years at WKJG Channel 33 where she performed many different tasks. Linda was very involved in the local theater community, performing in various plays/musicals, and also participated/started a couple of different comedy improv troops. She was also actively involved in various local community groups and was constantly reading. She had a zest for learning new things she found interesting and was an avid library enthusiast, checking out many books at a time. Linda was a very talented writer and a creative artist of all mediums. She entered, and won a couple of short story writing competitions, and her art work was featured in an exhibition at Artlink and the Botanical Gardens here in Fort Wayne. Being with her family and her many pets throughout the years is what brought her the most happiness. She was always trying or learning something new and she lived for each and every moment. Linda is survived by a sister, Betsy (David) Loubier of Fort Wayne; and brother, James “Jim” (Donna) Smith of Seattle, WA. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews, whom she thought of as her own children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Brian “BriBri” McCormick, in 2015; and sister, Mary “Arlene” (Bob) Brown in 2020. Memorial contributions can be made to SPCA. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Trina Peters

April 6, 2021

I too got to know Lindy from WW but our friendship went my further. This world just isn’t the same without her in it. Her spunky spirit and beautiful gift of love and laughter is truly missed.

Sharon Didier

April 6, 2021

Lindy was such a delight. My heart is saddened to hear of her passing. I attended Saturday morning WW with her and she always had a way of inspiring us but also adding something to make us laugh.

A friend Anonymous

March 30, 2021

Lindy always made me smile.
She brought joy and light to the world.
She will be missed.

Sherry Ritchey

March 28, 2021

Our most precious memory of Linda is the way she could make you laugh-out-loud...her sense of humor was infectious and always lifted our spirits. She was a loving, kind, and gentle soul, who enjoyed seeing smiles on all the faces she touched. She will be missed by all who were fortunate enough to spend time with her throughout her life's journey, which came to an end way too soon. Linda, we miss you, and we will forever keep our memories of you near and dear to our hearts, and we send our condolences to the family...
Love to all, Donna and Roy Chapman, Sherry Ritchey, Rick Taylor, and Jerry Taylor

Judy Mumma

March 27, 2021

I met Lindy through WW. She was so much fun and such a bright spot on Tuesday evenings! I found a friend in her and feel such sadness upon hearing of her death. May her sweet soul through the mercy of God rest in peace.

Golden Rhonda

March 20, 2021

She was a light to all who knew her! An inspiration beyond any expectations. She will be sorely missed. Your family remain in my warmest thoughts and prayers.
Thank you for sharing her light with us!

Lynne Koch

March 20, 2021

Thinking of your family at this difficult time.
Lynne Koch

Don Converset

March 20, 2021

I am saddened to hear of Linda's passing. I did a lot of square dancing with Linda in the 1980's. She was always a lot of fun. I remember attending her and Brian's wedding. My condolences to Brian and sister Betsy.

Brenda Shroyer

March 20, 2021

I knew Lindy thru WW. She brought a joy to the room with her presence. She was always so Complementary to me. I will miss her.

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