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Allan P. Drake

February 25, 2016
Lake Placid News

Allan P. Drake, 93, of Lake Placid, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 at AMC-Uihlein Living Center of Lake Placid.

Mr. Drake was born Oct. 1, 1922 in Newburgh, the son of the late Edgar and the late Florence (Pierce) Drake. He married Marium Dale on April 30, 1949. She predeceased him on Dec. 15, 2004.

Prior to his retirement in 1991, Allan worked for the Board of Health for the town of North Elba from 1978, as assistant building inspector from 1978 to 1991, and as manager for the Last Chance Ranch from 1946 to 1978.

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Allan served in the Army from 1943 to 1946. He was agricultural Chairman for Essex County for nine years and served on the board for 14 years. He was Exalted Ruler for B.P.O.E. from 1968-1969, the president for the New York State Milking Shorthorn Association from 1951 to 1954 and he had graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Husbandry. His hobbies include bowling with the B.P.O.E. league and gardening.

He is survived by one son, Dale A. Drake and his wife of Pennsylvania.

There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

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