Richard Janis

Obituary of Richard Charles Janis

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May 5, 2015 If the world seems a little dimmer, it is because a dear soul has moved on from this earthly existence. Richard Charles Janis (DJ, Dick, Dicky Chuck, Ricky) exited on May 5th, 2015. He brought a lot of love and joy into the world, and more than a few laughs. His insight and compassion were evident in his various occupations. Always the teacher, DJ developed the freshman studies program at SUNY Morrisville and coordinated the HEOP program at Syracuse University, where he met the love of his life, Jane. A stint teaching English at Fowler High School was followed by 10 years at the NYS Division for Youth. He took a break from human services to form the Parkside Painting Company but returned five years later as a Crisis Counselor at Cayuga County BOCES. He will be missed by many, but mostly by Jane, his wife of 28 years, daughters Emily Klink (Dave) and Abigail, and son Joseph. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 16th . All are welcome. Contributions can be made to the Fresh Air Fund.
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Richard Janis

1948 - 2015

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