Philip A. Vanderbilt, 70, died suddenly on December 12, 2021, after a short & courageous battle with cancer. Phil was predeceased by his parents, Harvey Vanderbilt and Elsie (Farrington) Edwards, his beloved sister, Linda (Charles) Abbott died in September.
Phil was a graduate of North Syracuse High School. He attended SUNY Canton. He earned a B.S. from Syracuse University, graduating with high honors.
Throughout Phil’s career, he worked at Carrier Corporation, Penn Traffic and Bank of New York.
Phil is survived by his niece, Kristin (Marty) Ryan, and several cousins. He is also survived by his dog, Jaxson who was his constant companion.
Phil’s family wishes to express their gratitude to his friends and neighbors who have helped him throughout this journey.
Services will be held at a later date.
Donations may be made in Phil’s name to Helping Hounds, 7268 Caswell St., N. Syracuse, NY 13212.