SARANAC LAKE — William Francis Putnam, 79, died on May 8, 2007, at the Fletcher Allen Health Care following a long illness.
He was born on April 28, 1928, the son of William F. Sr. and Eleanor (Doty) Putnam.
He was employed with General Electric Syracuse as a foreman for 30 years until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife, Gerda Lotz Putnam; sister Florence Davidson; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no funeral services.
In William's memory, donations may be sent to the Fletcher Allen Health Care, Cardiology Dept., 111 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05401.
Arrangements are in the care of the Ready Funeral & Cremation Services, 261 Shelburne Road, Burlington. For directions or to send online condolences, please visit www.readyfuneral.com.