Daniel H. Backus

Daniel H. Backus

Birth
Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Death 7 Oct 2014 (aged 70)
Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 137053626 · View Source
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US Army, Vietnam
BACKUS, Daniel H.

Age 70 of Elmira, NY. He was born March 1, 1944 in Elmira, the only child of the late Percy and Mary (Brown) Backus and passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the Robert Packer Hospital after a brief illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Sue; children Sulane (Holt) Blackford of NH, Jeff Backus and Greg Backus, both of Elmira; grandchildren Alexi, Ashlee, Summer, Kristian and Steviey. Dan retired this year after 35 years as a dedicated employee of Central Recycling Co-op. He visited 49 states while employed with American LaFrance delivering fire trucks. He was a member and past chief of the West Hill Fire Department. Dan was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving in Vietnam. Dan enjoyed his family, friends and neighbors, his home and all sports. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. A memorial headstone will be erected in Woodlawn National Cemetery in honor of Dan's service to our country. Walter J. Kent Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Elmira Star-Gazette - Oct 10 2014


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  • Created by: Backus Family History
  • Added: 10 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 137053626
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel H. Backus (1 Mar 1944–7 Oct 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 137053626, citing Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Backus Family History (contributor 47039629) .