James H. Potts

James H. Potts of Cutchogue died Jan. 23 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. He was 81.

He was born June 8, 1930, in Iowa, and earned a master’s degree. He had been an administrator at the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University and worked as a consultant to Digital Equipment Corporation.

Family members said he was a mentor to many people, and enjoyed traveling and gardening.

Mr. Potts is survived by his wife, Kathleen Fraleigh of Cutchogue, and his son, James, of Virginia.

A service was held Jan. 28 at Church of the Redeemer in Mattituck. Cremation was private. Arrangements were handled by Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue.