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January 27, 1936 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Schroon Lake: Don Searles, born January 27, 1936, passed away January 17, 2024, at the age of 87 after a long illness.
Don served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He attended Hudson Valley Community College and Siena College and graduated from Syracuse University College of Forestry.
Until his retirement, he worked for the USGS Water Resource Division.
He was an active member of the Schroon Lake Senior Citizens Club and a member of the Schroon Lake American Legion Post 982. He spear-headed the purple loosestrife project for the Schroon Lake Association along with his wife, Ellie.
Don was interred with full Military Honors at the G.B.H.S. Saratoga National Cemetery In Schuylerville, NY.
Donations may be made in his name to the Schroon Lake Senior Citizens Club, 1108 US Rt. 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870.