DUDLEY GAFFIN died 21 December 2011, while visiting in Florida. He was 84. Gaffin, an N.Y.U. Law School alumnus who was long-active in Reform Democratic Party politics in Manhattan and Brooklyn, served as counsel to the late Congressman Ted Weiss. He was a trial lawyer who maintained an active practice including election law. He served on the App. Div. 1st Dept. Character & Fitness Committee.
He is survived by his wife Siggy and children Josh, Adam, Elizabeth, and Kate. A service will be held Monday, 26th December, 2011, at 1:15 P.M. sharp, at the Riverside Memorial Chapel, 333 Amsterdam Ave. at W. 76th Str., Manhattan (Tel.:  ENdicott 2-6600). The family requests that you arrive by 12:30 P.M.