Royall "Buzz" Greene died in his home in Redondo Beach, California, on Saturday, January 26, 2013. He is survived by his two daughters, Renee M. Greene of Chicago, IL and Nicole A. Greene of Scottsdale, AZ; his grandson Jacob P Greene-Esp of Scottsdale, AZ; his sister Marlene Printup of Massena, NY; his nieces and nephews and many, many friends. He was pre deceased by his brother James E. Greene and Alice Marie Greene, both of Massena, NY.

Buzz was born on December 5, 1942 in Norfolk, NY to Royal and Lois (Truscott) Greene. He was a graduate of Massena High School in 1961, afterwards he joined the United States Air Force where he served in Japan as a Medical Laboratory Specialist.

After being honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1968, Buzz started a successful career in the medical and research sales industry. In 1978, he landed his dream job at ISCO (Instrumentation Specialists Company) where he excelled until December 21, 2012.

Buzz had many passions in life, none of which surpassed golf. He was proud to have played in almost every state, including Alaska and Hawaii. Buzz even played during treatment for pancreatic cancer, sometimes as often as three days a week, proudly carrying his clubs and walking the course.

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