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Dolph Schayes

May 19, 1928 – Dec 10, 2015 (Age 87)

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Dolph Schayes, 87, died Thursday morning. Dolph was a Syracuse Nationals (Nats) legend, NBA star and Central New York icon. Born in the Bronx to Carl and Tina Schayes, he was a graduate of Dewitt Clinton HS, and a graduate of NYU at the age of 19, with a degree in aeronautical engineering. In...

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DOLPH: YOU ARE ONE IN A MILLION. WE ALL HAVE BEEN BLESSED WITH YOUR TIME ON EARTH. YOUR WIFE AND CHILDREN HAVE HAD THE BEST FATHER IN THE WORLD. MAY YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS CONTINUE FOR EVERYONE YOUR LOVE HAS TOUCHED.
LOVE, CRAIG & BEA TAYNTON (304)262-2428

when dolph shot that 2 handed cloud dusting set shot, it was a pue joy to see.

Dolph Schayes is remembered with prayers from the Osterkorn family. Condolences to his family. He and my brother Wally "Ox" Osterkorn were team mates on the Champion Syracuse Nationals in 1955 with Earl Lloyd first African American NBA player. They shared a victory and now Dolph is at peace being welcomed by Earl and Wally in Paradise. May the good Lord bless Dolph's family.

I never had the opportunity to meet Mr. Schayes, however, I learned that he truly was a good human being. He dedicated his life, desire, and enthusiasm with others to achieve their dreams for basketball. I join others to express my sincere condolences for the loss of your beloved husband, father, and friend. May our Heavenly Father grant you the comfort to strengthen you endure in journey of moving forward - for He promises to be your strong tower.

Our condolences go out to the Schayes family. May God heal your brokenhearts in time and comfort you through this very sad ordeal.

Please have comfort in God 's love

To family,
I send my condolences. May God give you peace as you cope with your loss.

To the Entire Schayes Family: Ecclesiastes 7:1 reminds us that "a good name is better than good oil, and the day of death is better than the day of birth." Dolph truly made a good name for himself with both God and man. What an extraordinary feat for a highly recognized basketball player and coach. Such a man I would like to meet when he achieves his reward in the promised Paradise. My condolences!