Robert L. Reals Sr.

ALTAMONT — Robert L. Reals Sr., an art teacher and gardener, “died in the company of loved ones” on April 3, 2016, near his residence in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, his family wrote in a tribute. He was 86.

Ashley Taheri

NEW SCOTLAND — Ashley Taheri, a mental-health therapist and mother, radiated warmth and compassion, said her husband Bill Pyke. Ms. Taheri died on Monday, April 4, 2016, in a car crash. She was 55.

GUILDERLAND — A draftsman and designer, Luther K. Snyder was exacting and precise.

“He was very detailed in everything he did,” said his daughter, Carol Adriance. She also said, “He loved his family. His family was his life, above everything else.”

NEW SCOTLAND — Audrey J. Foster “passed away peacefully...with her loving family by her side,” her family wrote in a tribute. She died on Monday, March 28, 2016, at Albany Memorial Hospital. She was 85.

Mrs. Foster was born to Charles and Mabel Zorn. She married Rodney M. Foster Sr.

RENSSELAERVILLE — Deidre Lynn Andrus, a former deputy town clerk and a loving grandmother, died peacefully at her Rensselaerville home on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, with her son and daughter by her side. She was 53.

“She fought a very long and heroic battle with breast cancer,” her family wrote in a tribute.

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