by Carol Thompson
Oswego County government has suffered the loss of two more public servants.
Former legislator Paul Santore died Thursday, Sept. 13. Santore, 68, of Oswego, served as the Oswego County Republican Committee treasurer and was the Republican City chairman for five years.
Santore served eight years in the county legislature. After leaving the legislature, he was a regular fixture at committee meetings. He sat in the same seat during each meeting and it became known as his reserved seat.
Santore was employed with General Electric, Syracuse, in the management analysis department, and he was later plant manager for ARCOM Labs, Syracuse. He served in the United States Army from 1961 until 1964
Also passing Thursday was William Brouse, a former county legislator and county treasurer.