YONKERS - Dr. Frederick Zugibe, Rockland County's first medical examiner, died on Friday at the age of 85.

Zugibe founded the Rockland County medical examiner's office over 40 years ago.

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He is being remembered as a forensic genius, a great boss, and a dedicated family man.

A wake will be held at the George Holt funeral home in Haverstraw on Monday and Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at St. Peter's Church in Haverstraw on Wednesday.