Earl M. Strasburg, a retired traffic controller for Occidental Chemical Corp., died Sunday in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after a brief illness. He was 77.
He was born in Niagara Falls and attended local schools.
Mr. Strasburg was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. He was a former member of the LaSalle Yacht Club.
His wife, Jane Kilmer Strasburg, died in 2002.
Surviving are a daughter, LuAnn Via of Chicago, and a sister, Gladys Beningo of Spring Hill, Fla.
A memorial service will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in DuBois Funeral Home, 2436 Niagara Road, Bergholz. Burial will be in Acacia Park Cemetery, Pendleton.