Robert G. Hutter, college professor

He taught business and law courses at Alfred University

February 15, 2011|By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun

Robert G. Hutter, a lawyer and retired college professor, died Feb. 5 of renal failure at St. James Hospital in Hornell, N.Y. The former Hunting Ridge resident was 62.

Mr. Hutter, the son of a quality control engineer and a homemaker, was born in Cleveland and raised in Homeland, Parkville and Hunting Ridge.

After graduating from the Polytechnic Institute in 1965, he earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1969 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Mr. Hutter worked as a chemical engineer at Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Linthicum plant while studying for his law degree at the University of Maryland School of Law.

After earning his law degree in 1973, he earned a master's degree in business administration from St. Bonaventure University School of Business in New York in 1978.

Mr. Hutter, who was admitted to the New York bar in 1980, taught business and law courses at Alfred University in New York for 36 years before retiring last year.

He also practiced law for 30 years in Wellsville, N.Y., and was a partner in the firm of Hutter & Finn. He was also a certified financial planner.

Mr. Hutter was an avid Hokies fan and enjoyed playing golf at the Wellsville Country Club where had had hit a hole-in-one. He was a coin collector and liked playing the guitar.

"Even though he lived in New York state, he never lost his interest in the Orioles and Ravens," said a sister, Sally Hutter Barba of Arnold.

A memorial luncheon will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Wellsville Country Club in Wellsville.

Also surviving are another sister, Gale Hutter Hall of Hockessin, Del., a niece and a nephew. Marriages to the former Cheryl Felt and Jo Anne Gath Kane ended in divorce.

fred.rasmussen@baltsun.com

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