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Baird R. Booth has been the Licensed Manager, and Funeral Director of the funeral home since 1992.  He has served families of the Dundee and surrounding area, longer than any previous funeral director in the history of the current location of the funeral home.  A fourth generation funeral director, Baird is a great grandson of Walter E. Baird I, who founded the Baird Funeral Service business in the Scottsburg & Conesus areas of New York in the late 1800's.  Baird is the son of  Miriam E. Baird and Robert A. Booth; she was a daughter of the late Walter E. Baird II.  Desiring to keep her maiden name in the family she named her son Baird Robert Booth.  Thus explaining why Baird is his first name.  Baird is a graduate of the former Simmons School of Mortuary Science, Syracuse, NY class of 1983.  He served his apprenticeship with the E.O. Curry Funeral Home in Peekskill, NY, and the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home in Port Jervis, NY.  Baird has been a Licensed Funeral Director since 1984, and was a former Manager of the Joseph J. Darrow Funeral Home in Poughkeepsie, NY before moving to Dundee in October of 1992.  Baird has served families, of all denominational and spiritual back grounds throughout New York State for over 30 years.