Lake Placid News, 21 Jul 2019 19:17:37 EDTSun, 21 Jul 2019 19:17:37 EDT "BJ" Higgins Button "BJ" Higgins Button, of Vero Beach, Florida and Lake Placid, passed away in Vero Beach in January 2019. She was born March 20, 1925 in Comey, Pennsylvania.Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTDEATH NOTICE: Harriet H. Hodges Hana Hodges, formerly of AuSable Forks, died on May 26, 2019, at the age of 101 in Jacksonville, Florida. She was born on Nov. 12, 1917. A brief memorial service was held Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m.Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTDEATH NOTICE: Margaret Ella (Strack) Lewis Ella (Strack) Lewis was reunited with her late husband, Calvin C. Lewis Sr., on July 9, 2019, after a brief stay at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Margaret was the second child born to Leon and Lena Strac.Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTGarsevan Luka Bekauri Luka Bekauri, of Lake Placid, died in an accidental fall Monday, July 1, 2019, while hiking and climbing in the Adirondack Mountains. He was 23.Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDTRita M. (Smith) Hartson Martha (Smith) Hartson died Tuesday July 2, 2019, at Elderwood of Uihlein Nursing Home. She was born on May 5, 1921, to parents John Smith and Eva (Cotton) Smith of Lake Placid. Rita graduated from Lake Placid Central School in 1940.Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 EDT