Born: c.. 1907

Died: July 18, 1958



Chiefly known for: In 1948, he bought the Sunshine Cottages at 126 River Street; previously he had lived at 90 Broadway.

Fort Covington Sun, May 22, 1924

Gerald Olyer, seventeen, who some months ago saved the life of Lucille Bushey, four, when the child fell into the Saranac river, has been awarded a Ralston hero medal. The medal is to be awarded at a public meeting in Saranac Lake.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, July 19, 1958

Gerald Olyer Dies; Saranac Lake Man

Gerald Olyer passed away yesterday afternoon at the VA Hospital in Syracuse, where he had been a patient for several weeks.

Mr. Olyer made his home for many years at 126 River Street, Saranac Lake, where he had been [remainder illegible].