Julian Gazzano, a retired Weston resident, had a productive and influential 44-year career in education. Prior to his retirement, Gazzano spent 27 years in the Islip public school system as a teacher and administrator. During his 27 years in Islip, Julian served as Director of Adult and continuing Education, principal of the Commack Road Elementary School, and in the central office as Director of Pupil Personnel and Special Education. Julian was always active in community, civic and professional organizations and served as president of the Brentwood Rotary, Brentwood Public Library trustees, and was elected to two, three year terms on the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, three of those as President. He also spent 9 years as executive director of After School Programs, Inc. He previously held the position of superintendent for the Tuckahoe Common School District of Southampton, N.Y.