unknown - December 7, 2013
Douglas C. Raasch, 60, of Pathfinder Village, Edmeston, N.Y., passed away peacefully Dec. 7, 2013, at home. Douglas was born in Syracuse on April 7, 1953, to the late Daniel and Doris Raasch. Doug was a resident of Pathfinder Village since its inception in 1980. Pathfinder Village is the only school and residence community exclusively for Down Syndrome children and adults. Doug’s parents were one of its founding families, his father being chairman of the board of directors for many years. He actively participated in ARC in Oneonta, enjoyed many family gatherings and trips to Cooperstown.
He is survived by his brother, Dr. Nick (Janet) Raasch of Fayetteville; sister, Donna Spector of Syracuse; and five nieces and nephews, Lyndsay, Scott and Taylor Raasch and David and Sarah Spector.
There will be a private family memorial service.
Contributions in Doug’s name may be made to Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston, NY 13335.
Arrangements by Eaton-Tubbs Fayetteville Chapel of Schepp Family Funeral Homes.