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Salvatore “Buddy” Scotto, a founding member for the Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group who represented the Carroll Gardens Association on the CAG, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020, at the age of 91.

Buddy was a long-time advocate for the cleanup and restoration of the Gowanus Canal, among many other community-minded endeavors. He founded the Carroll Gardens Association, and was the second-generation owner and funeral director of the Scotto Funeral Home.

We extend our condolences to Buddy’s family and many friends. In lieu of flowers, his family has requested that those so inclined donate in Buddy’s memory to the Carroll Gardens Association, Inc., 201 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Brooklyn Paper published lengthy obituaries remembering Buddy’s life and work.

Buddy Scotto in 2016 (Photo: Andy Katz, Brooklyn Eagle).

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