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Liverpool Syracuse Lodge No. 501 Worshipful Master Geoffrey Linehan

Richard G. Buck

Date of Passing: 
Sunday, April 4, 2010

Richard G. Buck, 80, of the Masonic Home of CNY, formerly of Liverpool, Clayton and Utica, died Easter Sunday, 4 Apr 2010.

Born 18 Dec 1929, in Cicero, NY, the son of H. George and Grace Vanas Buck, he graduated from Nottingham High School, 1947 and Princeton University, 1951 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

He married Shirley Jean Cragle 23 Apr 1955, in Camp Hill, PA. He and his wife ran their own business in Horsham, PA, for many years before moving back to Liverpool, NY. For many years Mr. Buck owned a personal income tax business. After his wife’s death Mr. Buck moved to the Masonic Home in Utica, NY. He was a member of the Clayton American Legion Auxiliary and Liverpool Syracuse Lodge No. 501. He enjoyed gardening, travelling, drum corps and spending time with good friends and family. Surviving are his daughter, Barbara Brooker and his granddaughter, Jennifer Brooker, both of Liverpool.

A graveside service at the Sackets Harbor Military Cemetery is being planned for late May.
Arrangements are with the Cleveland Funeral Home.

Our Fraternal Condlences are extended to family of Bro. Buck.