Roger E. Hyndman, 87, of Ballston Spa, New York, passed away February 7, 2024, in hospice care, surrounded by his loving family. Roger was born in Buffalo, New York, and was an artist. He was first a teacher and later employed by the State of New York, Department of Education, developing art curricula for public school students. He graduated from SUNY Buffalo, with a BS, and from Syracuse University with a Masters of Fine Arts.

Roger was a member of the National Ski Patrol for over 45 years. He started his patrolling career at Song Mountain in Central New York, and finished his patrol career at West Mountain, in Queensbury, New York. At West Mountain, Roger was a Patrol Director, received Patroller of the Year in 2017, and in later years was a fixture in the Aid Room. He loved working with Young Adult Patrollers. He was a dedicated patroller, a role model for everyone, and will greatly missed by his Patrol Family.

Roger was also an avid outdoorsman, fishing and hunting in the Adirondacks. He was always out on opening day of hunting season with his family. Roger was an Eagle Scout and Boy Scout leader for over 20 years.

Roger is survived by his wife of 66 years, Maureen (Gorman); their sons, Robert (Kathryn), John (Therese), and Thomas; daughter Mary Catherine Sullivan (Stuart); five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.