Lynn Salser, Class of 1976

Posted Jul 19, 2021

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Lynn Salser ’76 died June 23, 2021. He was born April 15, 1954 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Giles and Elizabeth Salser. Lynn was a 1972 graduate of Johnstown Monroe High School, and a member of the 1970 undefeated Johnstown football team. Lynn received a bachelor’s degree in 1976 from Otterbein College where he played football and was in the Sigma Delta Phi (Sphinx) fraternity. He grew up attending the Johnstown United Methodist Church. Lynn was a member of the Johnstown Athletic Hall of Fame Committee. He retired after 43 years from Tech International, in Johnstown, OH.
Lynn loved all sports especially the Johnstown Johnnies, Ohio State Buckeyes, a diehard fan of the Cleveland Browns and Indians, and had a love hate relationship with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Lynn is survived by his brother Craig (Debbie) Salser, sister Sue Overholt, nephews Martin (Mariah) Overholt, and Marshall (Mickayla) Overholt, nieces Elizabeth (AJ) Helterbrand, Molly Salser, and Margo (Nathan) Long, grand-nephews Miles Overholt, Liam, Mason, and Colby Long; grand-niece McKenzie Overholt; and a host of other family friends and loved ones.