In Memoriam

To those who have served on our Board of Directors and have passed away, we  pay our utmost respect to them here and salute them for their dedication and service to the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy.  Their service and dedication will not be forgotten.

Justine LaFauve

April 28, 2019


Founding Conservancy Trustee, Former Conservancy President & Secretary.
President   OP Garden Club, SouthTowns Garden Club, Directer of OP Chamber and numerous other organizations.
Enthusiastic advocate for Chestnut Ridge Park

Peter Swartwrot

February 26, 2019


Vice President
Six Years of Board Membership
Avid Chestnut Ridge Park Runner

Raymond A. Fabaniak

August 8, 2015


Founding  Conservancy Trustee,
Conservancy Chairman
Civic Leader

Edward Starosielic

January 11, 2018


Founding Conservancy Trustee
Former Conservancy Vice President
Former Calspan Vice President and Visionary Engineer

David M. Buyer

September 2, 2013


Founding Conservancy Trustee, Former Conservancy Vice-President
Military Service, business management, local & state government, college teacher, Active member American Legion & OP Council for the Arts.
Enthusiastic advocate for Chestnut Ridge Park

Should you wish to make a memorial donation to the Conservancy in memory of a loved one or friend pictured above

please click on the donations link below.

Thank you for the kind gesture and memorial support of the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy!