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Vandals strip  off Vale tomb’s lettering

Theft called that of ‘no amateur’

Bronze lettering was stolen from the Van Guysling-Furman monument in Vale Cemetery recently.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Bronze lettering was stolen from the Van Guysling-Furman monument in Vale Cemetery recently.
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The man who landed the biggest economic development deal in Schenectady’s history has become, in death, a victim of theft. Someone stripped away the foot-tall bronze letters spelling out Robert Furman’s name at his monument at Vale Cemetery this winter. The thief also ripped away the letters on the other side of the monument, spelling out Van Guisling, the maiden name of Furman’s wife. The cemetery has seen a dramatic decrease in vandalism since installing ...


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SchenectadyScott
March 2, 2013
8:36 a.m.

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No mention that "Schenectady Videos"...David Tanner found and reported this horrendous act. Thank you David Tanner for discovering this and reporting this to the authorities.

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