Andy served in the Marine Reserves, then in active duty in the U.S. Army as a radio station controller in Vietnam. With a Bachelors and Masters from Purdue University in Electrical Engineering, Andy had a career in aerospace industries including TRW in California, and General Electric in Syracuse, NY.
Andy loved music, playing brass for Purdue's Marching Band, and the Community Band in Jordan-Elbridge. He was a long-time member of the Marcellus Masterworks Chorale.
A professional-quality photographer, he captured the beauty of Western Landscapes, which he discovered when hiking as a member of the Sierra Club. He delighted in the desert wildflowers of Anza Borrego.
He enjoyed being physically active and was a bicyclist with the Onondaga Cycling Club. He also enjoyed summers, swimming at Fishers Island in Long Island Sound.
His love of learning included being a public speaker with Toastmasters International, and teaching students to read for eight years as a Literacy Volunteer.
Andy is survived by four children; Mikki Kline of Apex NC, Anthony Hadley of NYC, Dinah Hunt of West Hills CA, and Karen Hadley of Sarasota FL, as well as four grandchildren. He is survived by his brother, Hugh Hadley, and three sisters, Jeffrey Dohrenwend, Ellen Richey Woodzell, and Anne Broullier. There will be a Military Service on Friday, January 27th at 11am at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home, Skaneateles.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the
rescue mission: rescuemissionalliance.org
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