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Edwin Uhl, a retired Buffalo high school principal, died Monday (Oct. 20, 1997) in an East Aurora nursing facility. He was 89.

Uhl was a native of Buffalo. He was married to Ruth Leins Uhl, who died in 1994.

Uhl was a graduate of Buffalo Technical High School and graduated from the State Normal School in 1929.

He earned a bachelor's degree in teaching at the old Buffalo State Teachers College in 1934. He also attended Oswego State Teachers College and St. Bonaventure University. He earned a master's degree in education from the University of Buffalo in 1952.

Uhl taught in Olean public schools before joining the Buffalo school system in 1937. He taught industrial arts at Schools 43 and 17. He also taught trade drawing, math and science at Emerson Vocational High School.

Uhl was assistant principal at Fosdick-Masten High School from 1956 until he became principal in 1962. He also was principal at Boys Vocational High School.

Uhl retired in 1969.

Survivors include his son, Donald E. of Connecticut; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday in Hoy Funeral Home, 3855 Seneca St., West Seneca. Burial will be in St. Matthew's Cemetery, Gardenville.

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