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GUILDERLAND — Nan K. Lynch, who showed great perseverance in the face of a four-decade struggle with a slowly progressive disease, died Jan. 8, 2016 at her Guilderland home, with her husband of almost 40 years at her side. She was 64.
GUILDERLAND — Charles Orth Desch was a man of deep and long-lasting commitments. He met the woman who would become his wife in high school, and he started his excavation business in high school, too. Both of those passions lasted a lifetime.
Mr. Desch died unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. He was 85.
ALBANY — Milton Aaron Klarsfeld, awarded the Purple Heart in World War II, came home to Albany to run a successful business selling then-new televisions, and raised six children with his wife of 69 years.
He died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. He was 93.