George B. McCeney, a former Baltimore County public schools educator and an accomplished bluegrass musician, died Saturday from Parkinson’s disease at his Timonium home. He was 79.
“George was a career teacher and an outstanding scholar, and gave his students a real appreciation for history,” said Robert Y. Dubel, superintendent of Baltimore County public schools for 16 years before retiring in 1992.
“He never wanted to be promoted. He really wanted to be a teacher and did not aspire to being in administration,” said Dr. Dubel, a Glen Arm resident. “He was also quite a writer.”
George Brennan McCeney was born and raised in Laurel, the son of Dr. Robert Sadler McCeney,...