Chris Geiger, age 49, passed away unexpectedly on December 10, 2018. He is the son of Mary Jane (Grace) and Steve Geiger and the brother of Jimmy (Dawn) Geiger of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Michelle (Matt) Heyman of Phoenix, AZ. Chris is also survived by uncles Don Grace (Nancy), John and Tom Geiger, aunt Kim Fischer-Geiger and several cherished cousins. He was predeceased by his grandparents, his uncles and aunts Dave Geiger, Bev and Bob Kenrick and Nancy Grace. Chris was a native of Endwell and a graduate of Union Endicott High School. He was a five-year member of the UE golf team and was very proud of his achievement as the NYS State Golf Champion in 1986. Chris attended the University of Virginia on a golf scholarship, graduating in 1991. Chris’ professional career was within the television industry involving sales and executive management positions with CBS in Charleston-Huntington, WVA; Public Television, CBS and NBC in Syracuse; and FOX Broadcasting in Connecticut. While in Syracuse Chris was a member of the Board of Directors of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central New York where he was founder and chairman of the RMH Golf Invitational for ten years.
A Celebration of Life for Chris will be held at 11 am Monday, December 17 at Church of the Holy Family, 3600 Phyllis Street, Endwell. Visiting hours are at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, Sunday, December 16 from 2-5 pm. Memorial contributions in Chris’ memory may be made to Mercy House of the Southern Tier or Ron Id McDonald House of Central New York.