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George Gryger

July 1, 1963 — October 11, 2014

George Gryger, age 51, of 215 French Road, Saranac, died Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

Born in Port Washington, LI, on July 01, 1963, he was the son of Henry and Ruth (Haltenhof) Gryger.

George had been employed at the Mold Rite Plastics Company in Plattsburgh for over 30 years. He had a fondness for and enjoyed working on automobiles and restoring equipment. He loved nature, spending time outdoors and watching wildlife. He was an animal advocate and gave a home to many beloved pets. George's passion was his daughter and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by one daughter Emily Gryger of Saranac, one sister Isabelle Korony of Paul Smiths, NY, and three nieces and nephews Madeline, Daniel and Allison. He was preceded in death by his father and mother.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 AM on Friday October 17, 2014 at Church of the Assumption in Redford. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

Friends wishing to remember George Gryger may make memorial contributions to the Tri-Lakes Humane Society or the Adirondack Humane Society in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at
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