LGLC Mourns Loss of Director, Hugh Roberts

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is saddened to learn of the passing of one of its Directors, Hugh Roberts.

Hugh Roberts receives recognition

Hugh Roberts, right, receiving recognition for his efforts as Project Manager of the Macionis Family Center for Conservation during the building’s grand opening, July 27, 2007. (photo credit: James Appleyard)

Hugh served on the LGLC Board of Directors from 2004 to 2014, when he transitioned to the Advisory Board after completing the maximum three consecutive terms.

He was an enthusiastic member of the Conservation Committee, eager to help with conservation projects that would make a difference for Lake George. Hugh also worked with staff to create innovative ways of reaching out to new audiences, and provided encouragement whenever needed.

Hugh was a diligent and tireless project manager during the construction and renovation of the LGLC’s Macionis Family Center for Conservation. From the building’s purchase in December of 2004 to its grand opening in 2007, Hugh worked spent countless hours working with staff, the contractors, and suppliers to make sure the office space would be welcoming and professional.

Kind and soft-spoken, Hugh cared about the staff and fellow directors. His passion for Lake George and the LGLC will always be remembered fondly.