Rochester, NY: Christopher Scott Elam, 61, passed away October 1, 2019, of complications from paraneoplastic syndrome.
Chris was a 1975 Albion School graduate and graduated with honors from Niagara University. He managed Hatch & Elam Marina and was an integral part of its success until it was sold in 1987. After various jobs, he became a self-employed painter and landscaper.
Chris was a good friend to many, always willing to help others. Chris was known for his quick wit, intelligence, kind heart and his love of dogs, especially, his best friend, Riley.
Predeceased by his parents, Walter (Jack) Elam and Barbara (Hatch) Elam. Survived by brothers; Michael (Krystyna), Robert (Nancy Pope), Darryl (Colleen) and sister, Denise Appleby, several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
A private memorial service will be held at the family’s convenience. Contributions in Chris’s memory may be made to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450, or Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, 2652 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, NY 14626.