Seymour Saltus

Obituary of Seymour Saltus

Seymour "Sandy" S. Saltus, 75, of Chester, NJ passed away on July 14, 2017 in Dover, NJ. Sandy was born on January 11, 1942 in Morristown, NJ to the late Seymour and Lydia Saltus. He lived in Morristown before moving to Chester 45 years ago. He graduated from St. Paul's School in Concord, NH in 1959 and earned a bachelor's degree from Yale in 1963. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1963- 1968. Sandy later worked for Bankers Trust Company in Manhattan for 30 years before his retirement in 1998. He loved the opera, the sea, and sailing. He enjoyed electronics, making models, playing the piano, and was an excellent marksman in target shooting.


He is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years, Sarah Anne (McDougall) Saltus; 2 devoted sons, Nathan Saltus, and Edward Saltus and his wife Lauren; 4 grandchildren, Olivia, Braden, Sasha, and Adena; 3 sisters, Lydia, Nina, and Sarah. He was predeceased by his brother Arthur.


Sandy's Life Celebration will include a visitation on Saturday July 22, 2017 from 9:30am – 10:30am at the William J. Leber Funeral Home (908) 879-3090, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ 07930. A service will begin at 10:30am. Interment will be held privately by the family.


In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the National Museum of the American Indian, P.O. Box Washington, DC 20026-3473.