Name: Merl Leroy Galusha
From: The Troy Record,
Troy, New York
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 1972
Funeral services were held for Merl L. Galusha, 56, of Glenville, vice-president of Operations for GE Cablevision Corp., a victim of the Mohawk Airlines Plane Crash in Albany, will be held today at the First Presbyterian Church in Schenectady with Rev. Frank Lawrence, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Orange, N.J., officiating.
He was at one time supervisor at WRGB Television Production and was former manager of WGY and WRGB.
The Boston, Mass. native is survived by his
wife, Bernice of Glenville; two sons, Rev. Merle Galusha, a teacher in Addis
Abada and David of Thomaston, Conn; a sister and five grandchildren.
From: The Oneonta Star, Oneonta, New York
Date: Thursday, March 9, 1972
Funeral services were held for Merl L. Galusha, 56, of Scotia, at the First Presbyterian Church in Schenectady. He was one of the 17 killed in the Mohawk plane crash in Albany.
Galusha, in the early 1950's, had been director of farm broadcasting for Schenectady based WGY, conducting the Daily Farm Page of the Air. After working for General Electric for some years in its communications division, Galusha had become vice president of cablevision last June 21.
Galusha was a graduate of Oneonta State College and had attended school in this area.