OBITUARIES


Listings:

» Auburn Citizen
» Corning Leader
» Daily Messenger
» Elmira Star-Gazette
» Finger Lakes Times
» Ithaca Journal
» PY Chronicle Express
» Rochester D & C
» Syracuse Post-Standard
» Wayne County Times

Auto Draft
Former Geneva Agritech Director Donald Barton dead at 100
The Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) has announced the passing of former Cornell Agritech Director Donald Barton. He was 100. Barton died October 7 in Canandaigua. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1951 and became the ninth director of ... MORE
Auto Draft
Legendary Woodstock promoter Michael Lang dead at 77
The driving force behind the Woodstock music festival in 1969 has died. Michael Lang was 77. Rolling Stone reports Michael Pagnotta, a spokesperson for Lang’s family, said Sunday the 77-year-old had been battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma and passed away Saturday at New York’s ... MORE
Auto Draft
Former Syracuse football head coach Greg Robinson dies at 70
Former Syracuse football coach Greg Robinson passed away at the age of 70 on Wednesday. The longtime coach and two-time Super Bowl Champion defensive coordinator with the Denver Broncos spent four seasons at the helm of the Orange football program from 2005-08 ... MORE
Auto Draft
Legendary newsman, anchor Rod Wood from WSYR-TV remembered after passing
Following a legendary 44 year career at NewsChannel 9, anchor and local newsman Rod Wood died on Sunday. He retired last year, and was 81 when he passed. He was considered the dean of Central New York broadcast journalists. Wood covered the ... MORE