Hugh E. Bickford passed in peace on October 19th, 2020 at the age of 73. Loving father of Brenda (Troy) Valdez, Bridget (Corey) Jeffries, and Belinda Bickford. Proud grandfather of Tyler, Tiffany, Alyssa, Ashley, Trenton, Tavian, Taige, Treve & Journey. Brother of Nancy Offman and the late Dawn Bickford, Cheryl Ketron, Allison Felix. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Hugh was an Air Force veteran and served in the Vietnam War. He was a proud businessman, avid angler and outdoorsman. He spent many weekends and countless hours on the water. He explored nearly every lake, river and stream in Colorado, New York and Alaska. He will fondly be remembered by family and friends for his warmth, kindness, humor and widely entertaining stories. He was very caring of others and always willing to help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed. Services to follow in Saranac Lake, NY in the Spring/Summer 2021.