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Became a Hall of Famer in 1982 … graduated from Nyack H.S. in 1931 … member of a family whose roots trace back several generations in Nyack … great all-round athlete who especially excelled in basketball … one of the premier basketball players of his era, a standout playmaker and scorer … as a youth at St. Ann’s Grammar School in Nyack, he competed on the hardwood against semipro teams and other teams of note during that period, including the House of David and Hawaiian All-Stars … was said to have performed on even terms against the paid athletes of semipro teams … Perry also was a superb competitor in football, baseball, softball and tennis … earned three letters at Nyack High … worked as a physical training supervisor at Liberty Street School in Nyack … he was president of the Nyack Express Company, a moving and storage firm, from 1942 until he retired in 1975 … for many years he sold used furniture and antiques to Nyack area residents at discount prices.