Lynn C. Rust | Obituaries

Lynn C. “Lindy” Rust, 71, a longtime resident of Swanzey, and previously of Thornton, died peacefully on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Harmony Healthcare facility in Harmony.

Lynn was born the son of the late Mary Jane (Provider) and Frederick W. Rust Jr. on Jan. 6, 1950, in Newton, Mass. He was educated at Proctor Academy in Andover with the course of 1968. Lynn went on in his studies, attending New England College or university in Henniker and graduating in 1972 with a degree in biology. Right after a brief occupation in development, he then attained his learn of small business administration with a concentration in accounting from Plymouth Point out University in 1977.

On Sept. 21, 1974, Lynn exchanged vows with Lynne A. Darrow at the Alpine Methodist Church in Alpine, N.J. They ended up married with spouse and children and good friends in attendance and have been happily married for 46 yrs.

Lynn was an active member of the group for quite a few decades. He and his wife came to Keene in 1977 when he started off as a staff members accountant at Smith, Batchelder and Rugg, went on to get the job done as CFO at Pawprints Greeting Cards in Jaffrey, was a husband or wife at Hogancamp and Associates and CFO of Hinsdale Raceway before he started out his have CPA company in 1993. He was the operator and proprietor of Lynn C. Rust, CPA Pc, in Swanzey for 25 a long time. He took good satisfaction and joy in serving all of his consumers over the many years, serving to them and being a trusted advisor. On July 1, 2018, Lynn formally retired from working day-to-day functions, giving him a opportunity to expend additional time with loved ones and to perform on other assignments, but he stayed on as a advisor helping with old and new clientele until his passing.

He was a man of integrity and material. He thought wholeheartedly that absolutely everyone really should give back to their neighborhood. His aspect of giving back to the local community integrated getting involved with lots of nonprofit corporations. He was an active member of both of those the AICPA and the NHSCPAs, was on the board of administrators of the Personal savings Lender of Walpole for various a long time right until his passing, as perfectly as 43 several years as a member of the Keene Lions Club — several decades on their board. He was a former president of the Big Brothers/Significant Sisters, on the boards of Rise … For Little one and Household, the Monadnock Financial Progress Committee, a founding member of Toastmasters and Company Networking Worldwide in Keene, and was a board member for Explore Europe, Ltd., and the Keene Chamber of Commerce. Lynn was on the Swanzey Economic Progress Committee. The U.S. Tiny Business enterprise Administration awarded him the Tiny Enterprise Accountant Advocate of the 12 months in 1997 for sizeable contributions as an advocate on behalf of compact companies.

He enjoyed reading through, gardening, beekeeping, watching aged films, household holidays, whittling, woodcarving, grilling and cooking with family, and podcasts.

He is survived by his spouse, Lynne D. Rust, of Swanzey his two children: Nicholas L. Rust and his spouse, Sarah, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. and Samantha L. Graf and her husband, John, of Spofford 4 grandchildren: Alexa G. Rust and Lincoln C. Rust of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. and Aurora L. Graf and Kai Willow Graf of Spofford and his siblings: Frederick W. Rust III and his wife, Louise, of Cape Cod, Mass. and Holly A. Rust of Sudbury, Mass. In addition, he is survived by cousins, nieces, nephews, prolonged loved ones and friends.

Calling several hours will be held on Friday, June 18, 2021, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the funeral chapel at Cheshire Family funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave., Keene. Burial will choose put at a afterwards time. Flowers will gladly be acknowledged nevertheless, the family would prefer donations be built to the Diabetic issues Recognition and Avoidance fund in Lynn’s identify to the Lions Club of Keene, P.O. Box 62, Keene NH 03431. All companies are below the treatment of Cheshire Family funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave., Keene NH 03431 (www.cheshirefamilyfh.com).