Richard Zogby, Jr.
unknown - February 14, 2013
Richard Gabriel Zogby, Jr., died on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at his home in Manlius. He was born at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica on June 25, 1958, the son of Dr. Richard G. Zogby, Sr. and the late E. Therese Zogby.
Dr. Zogby graduated from New Hartford Central High School in 1976, received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from Dartmouth College in 1980 and his M.D. from SUNY Upstate Medical University in 1984.
He was baptized at St. Louis Gonzaga Church in Utica. He grew up in New Hartford, where he attended St. John the Evangelist Church and served as an altar boy. He later became a member of St. Ann’s Church in Manlius and most recently was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in Fayetteville. As a boy, he was a member of Boy Scout Troop 88 where he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. At New Hartford High School, he excelled academically and in sports. He played football as well as track and field, receiving both athletic and academic honors. His football career continued at Dartmouth College, where he was a member of the Ivy League Championship Team in 1978. He was a member of the Alpha Chi Alpha Fraternity and the Dartmouth Rugby Club. He excelled in his medical studies at SUNY Upstate where he continued on into his residency in orthopedics.
Dr. Zogby established his orthopedic practice in Syracuse in 1986 and was a partner with Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists for 20 years. He was a member of several medical societies and organizations and was a featured presenter at numerous medical conferences locally and nationally.
In 1995, he married Colleen Borden of Corning, N.Y. They and their children shared many memories in both their communities of Manlius and Big Moose Lake.
Dr. Zogby served in the Medical Corps-United States Naval Reserve, achieving the rank of lieutenant commander. He was active in the Manlius community, where he was a Boy Scout Leader and assistant Troop Master of Troop 369. He was an avid supporter of Fayetteville Manlius sports programs along with other charitable organizations and was a member of the Onondaga Country Club.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen, and their three sons, Richard Gabriel III (Gabe), Garrett and Gregory, and by his daughter Gabrielle Bennett. He is also survived by his father Dr. Richard G. Zogby, Sr., his brother Andrew M. Zogby, Sr. (Denise) of Birch Bay, WA, sisters, Mary Terese Novak (William) of Pittsford, and Elizabeth A. Zogby (Scott Lloyd) of Rochester; father and mother-in-law, Don and Debi Borden of Corning, and brothers-in-law Patrick Borden (Susan) of Milford CT., and Christopher Borden of Snohomish, WA. He is also survived by seven nieces and nephews, Catherine Zogby of Maple Valley, WA, Andrew M. Zogby, Jr. of Poway, CA, Alexandra, Claire and Catherine Novak of Pittsford, and Rachel and Kali Borden of Milford, CT
For a guestbook, please visit scheppfamily.com. Contributions may be made in Dr. Zogby’s honor to Big Moose Ambulance Company, Inc., 1449 Big Moose Rd., Eagle Bay, NY 13331, or the Dr. Richard G. Zogby Memorial Scholarship Fund for scholar athletes, c/o Tracy Stauffer, 8386 Indian Hill Rd., Manlius, NY 13104.