Obituary of Richard A. Huth
Richard A. Huth passed away May 7, 2021 in Niagara Hospice House. Born March 9, 1942 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada he was a son of the late Rev. Hilbert J. and Emilee (Illingsworth) Huth. Richard graduated from Akron High School and went to Erie Community College. He served in the NYS National Guard between 1964 and 1970. He worked for McIntosh & McIntosh where he was a land surveyor from 1962-1983, then became a founding partner of Pratt & Huth from 1983 until his retirement in 2012.
Richard was a member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Akron where he was a longstanding financial secretary, belonged to the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors, and Niagara Frontier Land Surveyors Association where he was a former president. He was a committed fan of the Buffalo Bills and Sabres.
Richard is survived by his wife of almost 56 years, Gloria (Schleef) Huth; daughter Megan E. Huth; siblings Peter (Norma) Huth and Mary Margaret Huth; also a niece and several nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter Stacey L. Huth, brother Maurice Huth, and step-mother Mary Lebold Huth.
Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial service Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 1 pm at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 6377 Wolcottsville Rd., Akron, NY 14001. Please remember that face coverings and a six foot separation are required. If desired, memorials may be made to St. Michael’s Lutheran Church or Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.
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