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Sydney Smith

May 6, 1925 — October 23, 2017

Sydney E. Smith, 92, died on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center.

He was the son of Earl J. Smith, co-founder of WNBZ and Bertha Utting Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Merle R., daughter of Barbara J. (John) Gray of Sterling; son Robert E. Smith of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania; granddaughter Laurel A. Gray of Sydney, Australia; brother Don of Saranac Lake; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements in care of Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours or services. If you want to make a donation in his memory please consider the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department, as he was a member for several years, or to the Saranac Lake Rescue Squad as they have been a great help to the family for the last year.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the many friends who have offered or given us help this year.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sydney Smith, please visit our flower store.


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