Eight Bells: Elwood “Bud” Booth, Jr.

Elwood “Bud” Booth, Jr., 93, of Liverpool, passed away on June 26th. He was the director of research at Allied Chemical, where he worked for 37 years. Bud was a member of the Onondaga Yacht Club, serving as Commodore, and as Past Commodore for over 50 years. His love of Snipe sailing was exemplified by winning the District 5 trophy and many regattas he attended.

Elwood “Bud” Booth, Jr., 93, of Liverpool, passed away on June 26th. He was the director of research at Allied Chemical, where he worked for 37 years. Bud was a member of the Onondaga Yacht Club, serving as Commodore, and as Past Commodore for over 50 years. His love of Snipe sailing was exemplified by winning the District 5 trophy and many regattas he attended.

 

Those of us who have sailed in District 5 will remember Bud and send our condolences to his family. Bud was a great supporter of the Snipe Class and he will be missed. He is survived by his wife, Ellen (Campbell) Booth of Liverpool; his son, Steven (Lisa) Booth of Rochester, NY; daughters, Barbara L. Booth of San Antonio, TX; Susan (Donald) Ward of Holley, NY; his sisters, Patricia (James) Previtera and Ann Kaman, both of St. Petersburg, FL; two granddaughters; one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.

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