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James Robert Logan

February 6, 1935 ~ April 15, 2020 (age 85)


James Robert Logan, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Saratoga Hospital with his beloved wife by his side.

He was born on February 6, 1935 in Lawrenceburg, KY, the son of the late William “Bob” Logan and Lacey McCauley Logan.

Jim attended Lincoln Institute and then joined the Air Force on March 13, 1952, where he served until February 29, 1956.

Jim learned the culinary trade through the Airforce and subsequently worked at a number of restaurants throughout the Rochester and Saratoga area, primarily Chef’s Skillet in Rochester and the Grand Prix in Round Lake.  Jim was an avid fisherman. He loved spending summers in Vermont and Cape Cod. One of his passions was mixing family and food as he loved to cook for everyone.

Jim is survived by his beloved wife, Catherine Tabor; children, Jeff (Jeanine), Paula (Frank), Thaddeus, Nicholas, Peggy, and Mary; his brother, George, and sister, Anne; and several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends who will miss him dearly.

Including his parents, he is predeceased in death by his brother Jewell, and sister, Peggy.

A funeral service and calling hours will be postponed to a later date due to the ongoing public health concerns of COVID-19.


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