They called him “The Chief.”
For 37 years, Jack C. Anthony ran Cradle Beach Camp, a towering figure with a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye, motivated by one simple notion: Make the camp a loving, welcoming experience for kids dealing with disabilities or tough backgrounds.
To at least a couple of generations, Jack Anthony was Cradle Beach Camp.
Anthony, a lifelong Buffalo resident and longtime health teacher at City Honors and other schools, died Wednesday in the Beechwood Homes hospice unit, four years after he was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. He was 84.    (continued . . . click "Read More")