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November 17, 2011

Tom Mottram

— Tom Mottram, 64, passed away due to complications from cancer on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011.

He was born July 14, 1947, in Glens Falls, and grew up in  Hartwick. He graduated fromCooperstown High School in 1965, and was a state champion cross country runner in 1962.

Tom moved to Lakeland, Fla., in 1970, after graduating from the College of Pharmacy at Northeastern University in Boston. Mr. Mottram worked as a pharmacist in the Lakeland area for more than 40 years.

He attended St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lakeland, and enjoyed playing golf and watching sports.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Susan; son, Loren; daughter, Amber; brothers, Stephen, Kevin and Chris; and sister, Gloria Lawton.