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Arthur J. Cramer III, former Town of Tonawanda pharmacy owner

Feb. 28, 1938 – April 8, 2016

Arthur J. Cramer III, a former Town of Tonawanda pharmacist who was the co-owner of the Brighton-Eggert Pharmacy for nearly two decades, died April 8 in Canton, Ga. He was 78.

A native of Buffalo, Mr. Cramer graduated from Kenmore High School in 1955. He attended the University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy from 1955 to 1959 and was a member of the Kappa Psi fraternity.

He served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1960 to 1966.

Mr. Cramer was co-owner and operator of the Brighton-Eggert Pharmacy in the Town of Tonawanda from 1969 to 1986, when he moved to Georgia. He retired in 2015.

He enjoyed sports and was a fan of the former Buffalo Braves, the Buffalo Bills and the Atlanta Braves. He also enjoyed music, sailing, craft beer and classic sports cars. In Canton he was a member of Hickory Flat Methodist Church.

He enjoyed traveling in his RV and visited Mexico, Europe and Africa.

He is survived by three children, Timothy, Lynn Hannon and Laurie Harvey; a stepdaughter, Jenna Daniel; two brothers, Paul J. and Robert J.; and six grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. May 14 in Kenmore Presbyterian Church, 2771 Delaware Ave., Kenmore.