A Christian memorial service for Daniel A. Backus, 62, of 464 Baker St., will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at the Lawson Boat Center, Bemus Point, N.Y.
Daniel died on June 26, 2013, in his home after a long battle with a rare type of cancer. In keeping with his wishes, Dan's body was donated to science in order to help others. The family asks that only close friends, employees and family be present for the service.
Memorial donations in Dan's memory can be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750 or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.