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Alan N. Hayes

April 25, 1935 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 84)


Blue Mountain Lake

Alan N. “Bud” Hayes, 84, of Hayes Lane, passed away Thursday evening, January 9, 2020 at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness.

Born on April 25, 1935 in Brant Lake, he was the son of the late Ralph and Eloise (Galusha) Hayes.  He was a 1953 graduate of North Warren Central School.  He moved to Blue Mountain Lake in 1964.

Bud worked as a logger until his retirement in 2000.  He had also worked at the Adirondack Museum in the maintenance department for 17 years.

He skillfully crafted beautiful wooden furniture and also enjoyed flower gardening.  He was past fire commissioner for the Blue Mountain Lake Fire Volunteer Department.

He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, George Hayes, Roger Hayes and Paul Hayes; a step-daughter, Dawn Combs.

Survivors include his wife, Linda (LaPrairie) Hayes,  with whom he’s been together with since 1981; one daughter, Sandra (Hal) Williams of Hawaii; two sons: Thomas (Liz) Hayes of Antwerp, NY, Roger (Julie) Hayes of Warrensburg; one sister, Ruth Purotte of Pottersville; a step-son, Robert LaPrairie; 2 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Bud’s wishes, there are no calling hours or funeral services scheduled.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be directed to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center, 100 Park Ave., Glens Falls, NY 12801.


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