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Henry C. Leftridge

He was born in Ronceverte, WV. He later died on 11-28-1992.
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Mr. Leftridge was a retired director of patient relations at Erie County Medical Center. He was born in Ronceverte, West Virginia. He served with the US Air Force during World War II and earned a degree in chemistry from West Virginia State University. He moved to Buffalo in 1954 and worked as a chemist at Du Pont. He was a community relations representative with the Urban League and joined ECMC in 1975. In a 1987 news story, Mr. Leftridge was highlighted for being an advocate concerning patient's problems. He was very active in community affairs; a member of the NAACP, Black Leadership Forum, United Negro College Fund and Affirmative Action Committee. Mr. Leftridge was 65 years of age at the time of his death on November 28, 1992. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery.