In Memoriam

June 2014

In Memoriam

June 13th, 2014|Categories: 2014 - Summer|Tags: |

Dr. William Ehling, a professor emeritus of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, died on February 7 at 93 years of age.  He was a long-time member of Onondaga Chapter, serving as governor (director) of the chapter and conservation chairperson. He also wrote several guidebooks on hiking, cross-country skiing and canoeing for Central New York, the [...]

August 2013

In Memoriam

August 20th, 2013|Categories: 2013 - Fall, Newsletters|Tags: |

Mrs. Jean Pitt, one of our enthusiastic landowners and easement donors, passed away last Friday, July19, 2013. She was very proud to host the FLT and North Country National Scenic Trail. She was very attached to the land as she had many fond memories from rambling there in her youth and even asked to have [...]

September 2012

Remembering Lisa Obrist

September 20th, 2012|Categories: 2012 - Winter|Tags: |

Lisa passed away in June 1, 2012. Although her cerebral palsy prevented much hiking with ADK, Lisa was a friendly face at many covered dish dinners and ADK-ON social events that she attended with her parents Helen and Al Obrist. Like her recently deceased mother, Lisa loved basket weaving. Lisa generously donated her hair to [...]

May 2012

Helen Obrist

May 13th, 2012|Categories: 2012 - Summer|Tags: |

ADK-ON has lost a long time member. Helen Obrist passed away in mid April at age 89. Although Helen did not climb the mountains as her husband Al did she did often participate in day trips until her arthritis caught up to her. In recent years ADKers enjoyed talking to Helen at cover dish dinners [...]

Paul Sacks – Tony Rodriguez, Trails Chair

May 13th, 2012|Categories: 2012 - Summer|Tags: |

Recently we lost one of our Chapter’s most ardent supporters and dedicated trail workers.  He was most active with the Wednesday Hikers, and was a wonderful friend, husband, father and grandparent.  Before Paul Sacks became too ill to participate in the events he so dearly enjoyed, he graced us all with his enthusiasm, creativity, knowledge, [...]

February 2012

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