Former Brighton Town Board member James Vogel died over the last weekend. He was 80 years old, and was surrounded by his family when he passed.
Vogel was a Marine and a long-time reservist who worked on veterans issues in the Rochester area and helped create the Brighton Veterans Memorial. He led the Brighton Veterans Memorial Committee and was a supporter of Honor Flight.
James Vogel served many years on the Brighton Town Board and also on the Monroe County Democratic Committee.