The Reverend John A. Fitch was the Dean of Students and Attendance Officer at Saranac Lake High School for many years. He served as a Saranac Lake Village Trustee from 1985 to 1990, during which time he was appointed deputy mayor by William Madden III. He also served as minister at Chapel Island in Upper Saranac Lake from 1967 to 1996, and as pastor at Lake Clear Presbyterian Church, St. Regis Presbyterian Church, and the Presbyterian Church in Gabriels during the period from 1968 to 1973.
Tupper Lake Free Press and Tupper Lake Herald, August 7, 1974
...Rev. John A. Fitch will return to the Chapel pulpit on Sunday, September 1 to close out the 1974 summer season. Rev. Fitch, a former pastor of the Goshen Presbyterian Church in Goshen, N. Y. has for many years been an official of the Saranac Lake School System, and resides in the area with his family. The Fitch summer camp is not far from the chapel, and 1971 will make the seventh year for Rev. Fitch to preach there...
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, June 24, 1994
...The Rev. John A. Fitch retired in 1991 from the Saranac Lake School System. As a Presbyterian minister he marks 1994 as his 27th year of service on the island. He and his wife spend their summers at Gull Point...