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2017-04-19 / Obituaries

Richard T. Salzer, associate professor at UB

Richard “Dick” T. Salzer, 83, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Amherst, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

Mr. Salzer was born on Feb. 11, 1934, in Weldon, Illinois. He was a graduate of East Peoria High School and the University of Illinois. He married Nancy L. Hutt on Aug. 28, 1954, in Peoria.

He was an associate professor of elementary education at the University at Buffalo for 34 years.

In addition to his wife of 62 years, he is survived by four children, Anne Goepel, Lee, Mathew and Ellen; five grandchildren; and three siblings, Robert, John and Phillip. He was preceded in death by one sibling, Sheila.

A reception for family and friends was held on April 9 in East Peoria.

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