Warren Fry dies in Frisco
Warren Rayford Fry, a former resident of Cooperstown, N.Y., died Jan. 6 in Frisco. He was 67 years old.Born June 16, 1941, at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, N.Y., he was the son of Harold Rayford Fry, Jr. and Julia Judy Susan Warren.Warren attended Cooperstown Central School and graduated in 1959.He was a member of the U.S. Army from 196063, was stationed in Germany, and raced on the U.S. Army Ski Team throughout Europe. After his discharge, Warren chose to remain in Europe for a time. Upon his return to the U.S., he joined the National Guard. He was married in Allentown, Pa., in July of 1968 to Kathryn Kulzer, and they had one daughter, Tracey Anne. They later divorced. After leaving Cooperstown, Warren lived in numerous places, including Pennsyvlania, Arizona, California, Vermont, Idaho and Wyoming, before finally settling in Colorado. His love and knack for skiing steered him towards his work as a ski instructor at various resorts. His interest in race cars lead him to writing and photographing for race-car publications and calendars. He also did public relations for race tracks and one time even owned a race track in California. He also worked as a salesman for computers, woodstoves and land development for the Killington ski area. His greatest love was the mountains, and he enjoyed taking hiking trips into the back country. Warren is survived by his daughter, Tracey Anne; his sister, Susan Alfree of Pattersonville, N.Y., her husband, Charlie Alfree, and their two children, Michael and June; and his brother, Peter Fry, of Cooperstown.In lieu of flowers, please make donations to a local wildlife conservation charity of your choice. Arrangements are with the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.
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