Georgia is the daughter of a professional portrait photographer, the wife of a commercial photographer and the mother of a commercial photographer. Photography has been her life long career. During her career she studied with the preeminent photographers in the United States including her Father, Robert Garrett, her husband, Joe McGuire, Ernest Wildi with Hassleblad, Corp. and Ansel Adams. She was awarded through work and service the degree of Master of Photography; Photographic Craftsman through the Professional Photographers of America. She and her parents started one of the first color labs in the United States.
Since retirement, Georgia lives in St. Augustine, Florida and devotes much of her time to her music and the piano. She sings with the St. Augustine Community Chorus. For 18 months she studied piano with a Cuban conductor, David de Mora. She is on the board of the St. Augustine Ballet and has danced in the party scene of The Nutcracker for five years.