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May 9, 2013

Seward Webb "Spike" Pulitzer

AU SABLE FORKS — Seward Webb "Spike" Pulitzer Jr. entered into eternal life on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh N.Y., surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1941, in New York City, son of Seward Webb and Mary Jane Kittell Pulitzer.

Spike had a great love for the outdoors and, in particular, the Adirondacks. He was an avid, lifelong woodsman and fisherman, as well as a competitive tennis player early in life.

Spike graduated from Northwood School and attended Wake Forest University. After enlisting in the Army in 1963 he was attached to the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky. He saw combat in his tour of duty in Viet Nam from 1965-1966 and was wounded at Tuy Wah. He participated in many battles including the Battle of Bloody Ridge and Mighty Mouse Mountain. He was in the 502nd Infantry, Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion of the 327th Infantry No Slack, 101st Airborne Division.

Upon completion of his military service he attended Mohawk Valley Community College in 1967-68 and graduated from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, later attending graduate school at SUNY Binghamton.

He was employed by Whiteface Mountain Authority in 1971 and assisted in trail preparation for the 1980 Olympics. In 1972, he joined the U.S. Customs Service and served as a Customs Inspector until 1999.

He served as a Trustee of Holy Name Church and was a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 2301, serving as Trustee, Deputy Grand Knight and then Grand Knight. He was also active in the Boy Scouts of America, serving as Assistant and then Scoutmaster of Troop 24 in Au Sable Forks, N.Y. He also served as Assistant Commissioner to the Bedford District. He was also a member of American Legion, Post 504, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and the 101st Airborne Association.

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