Izzie will be returning to the show but she states she will either survive the disease or live as a ghost. No he does not, but he looses his ear from Severus Snape cursing it off. George may be terse and impatient at times, but he never strays from his primary purpose of protecting Lennie. Does George Weasley die in the 7th book? George will die because he will not be returning to greys anatomy for season 6. The reader learns that he is capable of change and growth during his conversation with Slim, during which he admits that he once abused Lennie for his own amusement. Unlike Lennie, however, George does change as the story progresses.