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Edwards-Dowdle Funeral Home
August 2
Linda Seifer Sage
July 1, 2019
Alan had been a dear ski friend of mine in my 20's, skiing at Mt. Snow and Killington. We had just recently reconnected through email. I had been on the NYC Board of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and kept passing information I received through a Medscape website on the lat... Continue Reading
Betty Umoff
August 25, 2018
Having worked with Alan for many years at U of R, I can truly say he was one of a kind. A true gentleman, a kind and very funny personality. I looked forward to his visits to Rochester. We would often 'sneak' out for a corned beef sandwich, to which he'd mutter (doesn't ... Continue Reading
Drew Mittelman
August 25, 2018
I was truly shocked to hear the terrible news. His enthusiasm and dedication was legendary. I've known Alan for almost 54 years, through all his incarnations as teacher, inn keeper and alumni relations leader at the University of Rochester. In all these endeavors, Alan's... Continue Reading
Jim Murray
August 24, 2018
My condolences to the family of Alan Carmasin. He was a wonderful 4th-grade teacher, I have fond memories. A few years ago we got together for a teacher student reunion lunch on City Island, Bronx, NY, we had a great time. It was nice seeing Mr. Carmasin after all these ... Continue Reading
Melissia Schmidt
August 24, 2018
Alan was a colleague and friend at University of Rochester. As an alumnus and staff member, he did such wonderful and impactful work, both through his volunteerism and philanthropy. He was a model for others. He was loved by all and his smile and presence lit up the room... Continue Reading
Jane Zimelis Cohen
August 24, 2018
Our hearts are heavy , with the news of Alan's passing. He was a long-time friend and classmate of mine and a traveling buddy of my husband, Larry. Alan co-chaired several U of Rochester reunions with me. He was not only dedicated, but always enthusiastic and caring . He... Continue Reading
Dave Kelson
August 24, 2018
I got to know Alan in his professional capacity in alumni relations for the U of R but soon came to consider him a friend. Every interaction I had with Alan was a positive one. He was always upbeat and had a smile on his face. I will miss him. Condolences to his family a... Continue Reading
Richard Woodrow
August 24, 2018
I have known Alan since long before either of us could remember. Our parents were best friends. He and I were a year apart in school, but that did not become a barrier to a friendship that grew through high school and when we attended the same college. We became fraterni... Continue Reading
Teresa Hood
August 24, 2018
On behalf of Lang McLaughry Commercial Real Estate our deepest sympathies and prayers go out to Alan's family. He was a client of ours and always a pleasure to deal with.