ALTAMONT — Kimberley A. Egloff, a woman with an infectious laugh, died on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in Johnstown. She was 56.

Her only child, daughter Shannon Egloff, recalls her as a very open and welcoming person, and as a “great” mother, who “loved spending time with me and doing activities with me.”

A Hilltown native who worked for the federal government, James Edward Baker helped people use their land while protecting the environment. He was instrumental in laying out the ski trails and jumps for the 1980 Winter Olympics in the Adirondacks.

GUILDERLAND — Donald L. Filkins, a family man who served in the Navy and who helped build Interstate 88, died peacefully with his family by his side, at St. Peter’s Hospital on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. He was 81.

“He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather,” said his wife, Beverly.

GUILDERLAND — There are family photos of Edward Lee Ritter through the years, holding each one of his many nieces and nephews and, later, their children, said niece Jacqueline Gaffney. The love and care evident on his face in the photographs never wavered in his lifetime. He remained proud and supportive of each one all his life.

ALTAMONT — A deeply religious woman and mother of “seven little monsters” who taught her own children and many others with love and care, Edna Mary Murtagh McCullen died on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.

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