SPRINGFIELD CENTER – Leland Arthur Harvey, 90, a farmer, contractor and the Glimmerglass Opera’s first maintenance director, passed away on Aug. 30, 2017, at home with family by his side.
Leland was born on Aug. 5, 1927, in Salt Springville to Arthur William and Bertha Ripple Harvey.
Leland worked his family farm in Salt Springville until 1956, then built homes with C. David Smith as a skilled carpenter, plumber and electrician. He joined the Glimmerglass Opera when it opened as its present site.
WESTVILLE – Franklin R. Scanlon, 82, a plumber and carpenter by trade and Milford Rotarian who served on the Otsego County Fair Board, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at Alpine Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Little Falls.
Born in Manlius, on Feb. 2, 1934, he was the son of the late Charles P. and Ruby M. Fields, Scanlon. Frank was a graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School in Amsterdam. He was a self-employed carpentry and plumbing contractor.