The last grandchild of one of the founders of “The Valley of Opportunity”, George F. Johnson, has passed away.

Bob Joseph/ WNBF News George F. Johnson statue

An obituary January 3 announces Sandra Scanlon passed away December 29, 2018 at the age of 89.  Scanlon was living at the family home in West Windsor when she passed away.

In the announcement, the family calls Scanlon's passing "The End of an Era."

Calling hours will be held January 4 at the Allen Memorial Home on East Main Street, Endicott from 4 to 7 p.m. The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Endicott Veteran’s Memorial Park Monument, c/o Attorney John M. Scanlon. P.O. Box 2206, Binghamton, N.Y. 13902.