A retired Captain of the Binghamton Fire Department is being remembered for his service to the community.
Gary Griffis died July 20th according to a paid obituary placed by the family. The listing mentioned the long-time public servant passed away at home surrounded by his family.
In addition to serving with the Binghamton Fire Department, Griffis was a Deputy Emergency Medical Services Coordinator for Broome County, an EMT instructor and an original member of the Southern Tier Critical Incident Stress Management Team.
Griffis retired from the BFD in 2007.
According to the listing, Griffis was 75 years old.
He is survived by his wife and two sons, two step sons and several grand children. Griffis is oalso survived by his two sisters and a brother in law as well as numerous nieces, great nieces, nephews and great nephews