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Caring Soul Leaves Generous Gift for Others

Larry Daley’s license plate may have read BOPREY, standing for ‘birds of prey,’ but he was nothing like the fierce hunters he so admired. The life-long Cazenovia resident is remembered for being friendly, caring and nurturing to both animals and his fellow man. Now, Larry’s generosity will be living on beyond his lifetime to benefit students from his alma mater,

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Long-Time Educator & Generous Spirit Leaves a Special Legacy

Over her 97 years, Ursula Hubby’s generosity and kindness benefited countless Central New Yorkers. Now, her caring spirit will be carried on through a charitable legacy that will continue to help others for generations. Ursula loved to teach. That is why she dedicated her 31-year career to shaping the minds of 5th and 6th grade children at Edward Smith and

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Bud Haylor: A Legacy of Service

Burnett (Bud) Haylor’s 92 years in Syracuse contributed to a life well lived. The successful businessman, caring husband and father and consistent advocate and supporter of local causes never hesitated to lend a helping hand, along with his knowledge and wit, while forever remaining humble. Now, thanks to a gift left through his will, Bud’s generosity will be living on

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Artist Leaves Estate to Fund Benefiting Local Art Park

February 27, 2018 – When one of Central New York’s most prominent artists passed away last year, her estate named the Central New York Community Foundation the recipient of more than $1.6 million to preserve the local public art space that she considered her brightest accomplishment. Dorothy Riester was 100 years old when she passed away in July. Over the

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A Teacher’s Lasting Legacy

With a passion for making a difference in the lives of those around her, the list of contributions Viola Hall made to the Central New York community seems endless. Known as ‘a friend to those in need,’ she felt strongly about making sure her impact would live on. Hall graduated from the Syracuse City Normal School in the early 1930s

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Long-Time Skaneateles Resident Leaves Nearly $900K Bequest to Community Foundation

Seven of the region’s nonprofit organizations will now be receiving additional annual support thanks to the forethought of long-time Skaneateles resident and business owner, Juliette Klein Sharpe, before her passing. With the help of her estate attorney, Sharpe designated a provision in her will to establish a fund at the Central New York Community Foundation before she passed away last

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