Carleton Todd II, 64, Loved Flying, Music

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Carleton W. “Skip” Todd II of Darien passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, May 20.

Carleton Todd obituary

Carleton Todd, 64, passed away May 20. His wake will be held Tuesday, May 28, and his funeral the next day.

He was born in White Plains, New York on Jan. 30, 1955 to the late Carleton W. Todd and Marjorie Wagner Todd. Skip spent his youth in New Canaan, attended the University of Central Florida and graduated from Eastern Connecticut College.

The son of a pilot, Skip had a lifelong love of flying and music. His greatest passion was mixing sound for Sister Sun and its music.

Skip will be missed but not forgotten. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 28 years, Lisa Schildnecht Todd. Skip and Lisa had a deeply committed, caring relationship based on a deep love for each other.

In addition to his wife, he leaves behind his sister, Pamela Todd Kuchler (Linton); his beloved boxer, Rusty; his in-laws, Edward and June Schildnecht; brother-in-law, Edward (Lorraine) Schildnecht; and sister-in-law, Kathy (Steve) Beckel; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 28 at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien. A memorial service will follow at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 29 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22201; Darien EMS Post 53, P. O. Box 2066, Darien, CT or the Darien Police Association, 25 Hecker Ave., Darien, CT 06820.

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