Earl Lewis Evans passed away peacefully on August 29, 2023, at the age of 89. He was the son of Earl Anthony and Catherine (Parvis) Evans of Albany, NY. Earl was a graduate of Albany High School and attended Bucknell University. He was a veteran of the Korean War and received an honorable discharge.

Earl spent most of his career as the director of the Regional Emergency Medical Organization (REMO) and was instrumental in standardizing training programs for paramedics. During his 45-plus years as a paramedic, Earl volunteered for the Town of Colonie Emergency Medical Services, as well as managing the Knickerbocker (MVP) Arena EMS program.

Earl enjoyed the outdoors, especially hiking, camping, and skiing. He was a founding member and past president of the Out-of-Control Ski Club and worked as a ski patroller at Royal Mountain. Earl also was an avid N.Y. Giants and Mets fan.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Judith Anne Robillard; his children, Christopher (Tricia) Evans of Guilderland, NY; Scott (Angela) Evans of Santa Fe, NM; Timothy (Yokasta) Evans-Lora of Brooklyn, NY; Shawn Evans of Colonie, NY; and Kelly (Lawrence) Evans of Stamford, CT; his grandchildren, Erika, Alexander, Marissa, Kaelynn and Dylan Evans, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara (Evans) Currier; and brother-in-law, Gerald Currier.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Earl’s memory may be made to the Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany at naba-vision.org or a charity of your choice.