NORWOOD - Edwin Anthony Trathen passed away on Feb. 1, 2013, at age 46.
Edwin was born on Sept. 2, 1966, in Massena, the son of Barbara and Thomas James Trathen.
Edwin graduated from Madrid-Waddington High School in 1984. He studied government at Capella University and St. Lawrence University in Canton. He graduated from SUNY Potsdam with a master's degree in political science in 1996. Soon after he became employed by the State University of New York at Potsdam. In September 1999 he became vice president for enrollment and student services at North Country Community College in Saranac Lake.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, sports and cooking.
He is survived by his sister, Darlene (Daniel) Berry, and his brothers: John (Marcia) Trathen, Joseph Trathen, Richard Trathen and Thomas (Laurie) Trathen.
Funeral services will be held at a time to be announced. Memorials may be made to Edwin A. Trathen Scholarship Fund, c/o Steve Tyrell, 23 Santanoni Ave., Saranac Lake, NY 12989.
Arrangements by the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., Avon.