Former bank official, Catskill teacher Roger Lane dies at 73
Ted Remsnyder is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media former Catskill Savings Bank official, charity organizer, and community leader Roger Lane died last week at the age of 73. Lane was employed by The Catskill Savings Bank for 35 years and was the Human Resources Director when he retired. He then went on to work for the Catskill Central School District as a substitute teacher for the next 20 years. Born in 1948, Lane was a member of numerous local organizations, including 30 years with the Catskill Rotary Club. “Roger was a dedicated public servant to the people of Greene County,” Greene County Legislator Matt Luvera said. “...He will surely be missed by so many. My prayers to his family.” Greene County Legislator Linda Overbaugh said she knew Lane since childhood. She said Lane was a cherished member of the Catskill community. “He was just a great person and a great friend,” she said. Among his many activities and initiatives, Lane hosted a radiothon on WCKL-AM in the 1980s and 1990s during National Heart Month to benefit the National Heart Association. He also served as president of the Catskill Village Board of Trustees in the 1970s and was a member of the Catskill United Methodist Church for more than four decades. Read the full story at HudsonValley360 [dot] com.