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SALMON, Richard A.
SALMON - Richard A. Of Amherst, NY; age 86 passed April 14, 2017 at Roswell Park; husband of Jeanette (Taylor); devoted father of Jeffrey; cherished grandfather of Alicia and Michael. Born in Penfield, NY, a Korean War Veteran honored with a Bronze Star medal. Richard worked in horticulture since the age of 9, ultimately moving to Getzville, NY to start Arbordale Nurseries in 1968. He was the past president of the WNY Nursery & Landscape Association; in 1983 was "Nurseryman of the Year"; in 1993 the S.B.A. awarded him Buffalo Businessman of the Year. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Newman Center at UB, 495 Skinnersville Rd., Amherst, NY 14228. If desired, plant something in his memory in your yard. Arrangements by BUFFALO NIAGARA CREMATION SERVICE 855-1411.