Richard Fornander of Dover Plains, NY, formerly of Brewster, NY, died peacefully at New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital on Feb. 22, in Cortlandt, NY. He was 57 years old.
Born on Jan. 24, 1962, in Mt. Kisco, NY to John and Muriel Fornander, Rick graduated from Brewster High School. He was president of Laser Tech Fabricators, Inc., in Cold Spring, New York.
Rick had a passion for riding – his motorcycle in nice weather, or snow-mobiling in the cold. He was a member of the Brewster Fire Department from 1982 to 1995 and attained the rank of captain.
Rick is by his father and step mother, Beverly Fornander, his stepfather, George Smith, and his brother Rob Fornander.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY from 4pm-8pm. A private cremation will follow.