CLIFFORD H., 87, December 26, 2012, a lifelong resident of Syracuse, New York went to be with the Lord on December 26, 2012. Cliff, son to Henry and Hilda Auth was born on November 22, 1925. He married his best friend, Patricia and as life partners, they raised six children. In retirement, Cliff began a new chapter in his life as an avid runner. Most recently, he placed at the Senior Olympics in San Antonio, Texas and garnered a gold at the Senior Games in Cortland of 2011.
Clifford is predeceased by his wife Patricia of 52 years. Clifford's family includes sons; David Auth of San Diego, Patrick Auth (Scott) of Philadelphia, Peter Auth (Amanda) of Lysander, Reverend Clifford Auth of Manlius, daughters; Diane Spuches of North Syracuse, Anna Mae Stone(David) of East Syracuse, grandsons Christopher Ezzo, Corey Stone, Cameron and Kyle Lattanzio, granddaughters; Mary and Patricia Spuches, and Isabelle Auth. Donations in Cliff's memory can be made to the "Dave Buck Scholarship" at Drexel University, Physician Assistant Program.

Published on on Dec. 31, 2012