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Obituary for Steven Brooks

Steven Lee Brooks passed away peacefully on Friday, December 9, 2022 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Born Tuesday, June 10th, 1947 he was the son of Irving Brooks and Mildred Brooks.

He is survived by his daughters, Emily Brooks (Daniel Bessler), and Alana Brooks (Daniel Ernenwein); four grandchildren, Caroline, Kennedy, Troy, and Justin, his brother, Peter Brooks; and niece Sari Hegewald.

He is predeceased by his parents, Mildred and Irving Brooks, and his wife, Mary Brooks.

Steve was a teacher for 35+ years in Northern NY and also served as the New York State Union of Teachers Representative for the majority of those years. He served his NNY community in many ways including coaching numerous Odyssey of the Mind teams, serving on the board of Northern Credit Union, fundraising for the Lewis County Humane Society, Hospice, and Lions Club, creating a distance learning program for students, and serving on the local town board.

At his request there will be no services.

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The Brooks family has entrusted arrangements to Caring Cremations Life Celebrations and Funerals at 828-855-3350.