SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School students, teachers, administrators, and alumni gathered in the multi-purpose room for a special SPFHS Hall of Fame induction for longtime teacher David A. Multer, who was inducted posthumously on Tuesday, Dec.17, 2019.

Mr. Multer was an alumnus of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School (Class of 1970) and a beloved teacher for more than four decades at his alma mater.

Related: Memories of Multer (special to TAPintoSPF)

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Presenters spoke of his humor, his love of the New York Yankees, and his knowledge of, well, just about everything related to history and politics

"The lessons I learned from him inspired me to go into the field I'm now in," said Tom Strowe, who now serves as Scotch Plains Coordinator for Downtown Redevelopment. "He was a great teacher." is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.