A memorial service will be Thursday for Andrew Shaubach, 77, of Bello Horizonte, Escazú. He died Tuesday after a long illness in Clinica Biblica in San José.
Shaubach was clerk of the local Society of Friends (Quakers) weekly meeting and second vice commander of the Escazú post of the American Legion.
Those who knew him said that he supported the Friends Peace Center and the adjacent Casa Ridgeway hostel in San José and many other causes, including providing school children with needed supplies. He had lived in the Central Valley for at least eight years and was involved in real estate ventures.
Shaubach was born and raised in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania, area. He is survived by sons Craig and Andrew in the United States and a companion, Carmen Castillejo in Bello Horizonte.
The memorial service will be at the Friends Peace Center at 6 p.m.