Class of Summer 2016
Daniel G. Fay
Mr. Fay has taught Accounting at SUNY Canton for 48 years and is the seniormost faculty member at the College. He has influenced generations of students and is highly regarded as an outstanding educator and community leader. He has also been a board member of the SUNY Canton College Foundation since 1990 and has helped create several student scholarships. He is a Town of Canton Councilman, an area business owner, and a St. Lawrence County Legislator. In 2011, Mr. Fay received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service.
David A. Frary '70 and '72
Mr. Frary was owner and manager of Phillips Memorial Home and recently retired. He is an advocate of quality endof- life care for community members through his volunteer work with the St. Lawrence Valley Hospice and Palliative Care. His support of the College includes serving on the SUNY Canton College Foundation Board of Directors since 1990. He is also a member of the Mortuary Science Advisory Committee and is a scholarship sponsor. In 2014, Mr. Frary received the SUNY Canton Distinguished Alumnus Award, and in 2012, he received the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Business Leadership Award.
Pauline A. Graveline
Ms. Graveline retired from SUNY Canton in 2009 after 29 years of service. During her career, she worked in the Math Department, served as Dean of the School of Liberal Studies and Support Services, and later became Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. She was instrumental in expanding relations with the American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ms. Graveline is also a generous donor to the Canton College Foundation.
Christine D. Gray '93
Mrs. Gray was employed by SUNY Canton for 24 years and retired as the Vice President for Administration in 2012. She also enjoyed working parttime with her husband and daughter at their CPA firm, now Hoffman, Eells & Gray, CPAs, PC. Mrs. Gray has also served on the Canton College Foundation Board of Directors since 2015 and is a generous donor.
John G. Maines III '77
Mr. Maines has been a computerassisted reporting specialist at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel since 1998. In 2013 he won a Pulitzer Prize for a three-part series he worked on with Sally Kestin, an investigative reporter, that examined the driving speeds of off-duty police officers in South Florida. He is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Associated Press Managing Editors Public Service and First Amendment Awards, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, and the Roy W. Howard Award in Public Service Reporting from the Scripps Howard Foundation.
Richard L. and Bonnie A. Wright
Mr. and Mrs. Wright are the owners of Pepsi-Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers, which was started by Mrs. Wright’s father, Richard E. Winter, in 1943. In addition to heading multiple community groups, Mr. Winter helped establish the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club. A donation by Mr. Winter funded the Richard E. Winter Cancer Center at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. The Wrights continue Mr. Winter’s legacy through their generous support of Claxton-Hepburn and the Ogdensburg Boys and Girls Club.