Russell Francis Brooks, age 70, died Saturday, February 27, 2021 at his home in Gloversville.
He was born April 6, 1950 in Gloversville, the son of Marguerite M. Smith Brooks and the late Donald R. Brooks. He received his bachelor's degree from Syracuse University where he was employed. He resided in Syracuse for 40 years. He enjoyed rock climbing, bicycling, painting and drawing. Some of his works were on display at the University. He returned to Gloversville after his retirement.
Russell is survived by his wife, Catherine McDonald Brooks; a son, Tyler Brooks; his mother, Marguerite M. Brooks; a stepson, Matthew Wilkinson; and two brothers, Alan Brooks and Jeffery Brooks.
For the safety of family and friends, there will be no services at this time.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.
Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com