Frederick G. Attanasio of Florida died July 27, 2000. He was 67.
Frederick was born Oct. 17, 1932, in Newark, N.J.. He earned a with a bachelor of science, master's and doctor of philosophy degree from Ohio University in Athens.
Frederick was the director of the communications disorders department at St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., from 1962 through 1997 and was a full professor at the State University of New York in New Paltz.
He was a member and former president of the New York State Speech, Hearing and Language Association and a member of the American Speech, Hearing and Language Association.
Frederick was an avid tennis player and was a founding member of the Hyde Park Swim and Tennis Club in Hyde Park, N.Y.
With his wife, Nancy, he lived in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Steamboat Springs, and belonged to the Calvary Worship Center in Port St. Lucie and the Steamboat Springs Christian Center.
Frederick is survived by his wife; his mother, Lucy, of New Jersey; a brother, Don, of New Jersey; a daughter, Tamara Gallo-Kochman, of Hyde Park, N.Y.; a son, Christopher, of Hyde Park, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.