Capital Region Chamber of Commerce president passes away

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Capital Region Chamber of Commerce president died on Tuesday.

According to The Daily Gazette, Chuck Steiner was diagnosed with a disease called Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a degenerative brain disorder that leads to dementia. He left the Chamber last fall because of the illness.

He was 66.

Steiner was remembered as an advocate for the little guy and passionate about the community.

Visitation will take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 21 at the Daly Funeral Home in Schenectady.

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