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County: Ulster

Roger Donlon

Roger Donlon (1934-2024) United States Army officer, author. Roger Donlon was born in Saugerties, New York, and died in Leavenworth, Kansas.

Jay Clayton

Jay Clayton (1941-2023) Singer, author. Jay Clayton was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and died in New Paltz, New York. She moved to New York in 1963. Ms. Clayton taught at City College of New York and at The New School. She also ran a retreat for singers in Berne, New York.

Piper Laurie

(1932-2023) Actress, author. Piper Laurie was born in Detroit, Michigan, and died in Los Angeles, California.

Robbie Robertson

(1943-2023) Songwriter, composer, guitarist, author. Robbie Robertson was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and died in Los Angeles, California.

Karl Berger

(1935-2023) Musician, educator, author. Karl Berger was born in Heidelberg, Germany, and died in Albany, New York.

Jim Murphy

(1947-2022) Author. Jim Murphy was born in Kearny, New Jersey, and died in Woodstock, New York.

Bill C. Davis

(1951-2021) Playwright. William C. Davis was born in Ellenville, New York, and died in Torrington, Connecticut.

Ira Wolfert

(1908-1997) Fiction, nonfiction writer. Ira Wolfert was born in New York City and died in Margaretville, New York. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1943 for his series of articles on the battle of the Solomon Islands.