George Hewitt, 83; cared for patients in Arlington, Lexington
Dr. George Hewitt, who had practices in Lexington and Arlington, died in his Nelson, N.H., home Feb. 24 of esophageal cancer. He was 83.His wife, Elizabeth, said the couple often stayed home on weekends just in case he heard from a patient who needed him. “We didn’t have cellphones back then, so there was no other way,’’ she said. His patients, she added, appreciated his dedication and showed their gratitude with gifts for the family each Christmas.