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Obituary: Robert Averill Bancroft, Treasured Father, Man of Faith

Robert Averill Bancroft

Sept. 20, 1924-Nov. 29, 2021

Robert Averill Bancroft of East Aurora died peacefully early Monday morning, November 29. He was 97.  

Mr. Bancroft grew up on a farm in Holland, and later in Tulsa, Okla. He enlisted in the Army during WWII. He later went to college at Oklahoma State University (A&M) graduating with a degree in business. He then moved back to New York to raise his family in East Aurora. 

He was a dedicated longtime employee of Iroquois Gas Com...

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