Longtime Woodmere resident Norman H. Dachs, a renowned insurance law lawyer who founded one of the oldest legal firms in Nassau County, died of lung cancer at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre on Dec. 10. He was 81.
His mother introduced the idea of attending college when he was very young and did so often. That prompting propelled Inwood native Charles Rodgers Greene to a career few African-Americans thought they could achieve at one time.
Lifelong Rockville Centre resident Gus Lanzo died on Feb. 1 due to a hemorrhage. He was 88.
Lanzo was born on Oct. 21, 1924 and raised in Rockville Centre. When he was old enough, he was drafted …