Joshua Lanz

Obituary of Joshua D. Lanz

Joshua D. Lanz passed away on March 29, 2021 at the age of 35, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He passed peacefully surrounded by his parents and partner, Sam Eckmann. Joshua was born on November 2, 1985 in Utica, NY to parents Richard Lanz Sr. and Lori (Wyman) Lanz. After graduating from Maranatha Christian Academy and SUNY IT, Joshua left the quiet setting of Vernon Center to pursue a career in Advertising in New York City. He most recently served as a Group Account Director for R/GA. Joshua loved traveling, a good book, and exploring the city. He was happiest when sharing a delicious meal with his close friends. Joshua was full of life and love. He took every challenge head on with little complaint. This world was a better place with him in it. Joshua will be mourned by his parents, Rick and Lori (Wyman) Lanz of Vernon Center, brother Richard Lanz Jr, sister in-law Debra (Huebner) Lanz, sister Jessica Lanz, pre-deceased brother in-law Dro Reyes, grandparents Carol and Donald Wyman, and pre-deceased grandparents Demetria and Bernard Lanz, and partner Sam Eckmann, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, friends and associates. A memorial service will be held on April 3rd at 10:00am at Crosspoint Church in Whitesboro, NY. In lieu of flowers, we ask you to make a contribution to Rescue Dogs Rock NYC. Joshua and Sam adopted their beloved dog Farrah from this not-for-profit animal rescue. In the Special Instructions field, please note that your donation is in memory of Joshua Lanz.
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10:00 am
Saturday, April 3, 2021
Crosspoint Church
317 Oriskany Blvd.
Whitesboro, New York, United States
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