NEW BALTIMORE – Albert Tower passed away peacefully in the early
morning of September 1st at Albany Medical Center, succumbing to
cancer related complications, he was 71 years old.
While facing a variety of challenges in the later years of his
life, he continued to put the needs of family and friends before his
own, a master in the art of accepting burden. He was also able to
maintain his sense of humor through it all, even in his final days
he amused himself and others by soliciting accomplices to engineer
his escape from the hospital.
Al is survived by his four daughters; twelve grandchildren; and
There will be no public service held. The family requests that
anyone wishing to honor Albert’s memory should donate in his to the
American Cancer Society or the
Columbia-Greene Humane Society.