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Norman (Rick) Lee Obituary
Lee, Norman (Rick)

North East, MD: 57, surrendered to his 2nd lifetime battle with cancer peacefully at home in North East, Maryland on January 14, 2013. Born and raised in Broome County, he was a 1974 graduate of Windsor Central High School and Mid-Continent School of Aviation in Kansas City, MO. Rick began his career as an aircraft mechanic at Miller Aviation in Endicott & Binghamton, then Summit Aviation in DE, Lancaster Aviation, and joined the Federal Aviation Administration in Baltimore, MD in 1996. At the time of his disability retirement Rick was an FAA branch manager and aviation safety inspector. He was baptized at in the Light of the Lord age 10 at Lester Baptist Church. Those who knew Rick appreciated his wonderful sense of humor and there was nowhere he would rather be than at water's edge with a fishing pole in his hands. He also enjoyed bowling, NASCAR, science fiction, birding (past president of Cecil County Bird Club), his cat menagerie, and a loyal lifelong fan of the Oakland Raiders. Rick leaves behind his loving wife of 30 years Candita (Salzano) Lee, stepson Michael Prosman (& Lisa) of Tucson, AZ, parents Norman and Katherine Lee of Harpursville, brothers Ronald (& Nancy) Lee of Harpursville, Randy Lee of Grey, TN, and sister-in-law Sally Crosetto of Berkshire. Rick & Candi so enjoyed visits from nieces & nephews over the years: Louis Crosetto (& Irene), Joshua Lee, Brianna Lee, Nathan Lee, Jason Crosetto (& Amanda), Angela Crosetto, Travis Lee, Michelle Lee, Kyla & Logan Botsford, Ella Crosetto, and Destiny & Hope Winstead-Lee. A memorial celebration of Rick's life, officiated by Pastor Craig Schnurbusch of Harpursville Baptist Church, will be held at Barber Memorial Home, Inc. 428 Main St., Johnson City, on Friday Jan. 18th at 10 a.m. with interment at Riverhurst Cemetery, Endwell. The family will receive friends on Thursday Jan. 17th from 6 to 8 pm at the Barber Memorial Home, Inc., 428 Main St., Johnson City. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations in Rick's memory to the .

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Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Jan. 16 to Jan. 18, 2013
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