Nancy Grant obituary 912-10-16

Nancy Grant, 79, Former Darien Resident Who Worked in High School Music Dept

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Nancy Eagan Grant of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away on Nov. 7 at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. She was 79 years old. She is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, John C. “Jack” Grant, III; four children JohnT. Grant, Meg McColgan, Carolyn Ganley, Kathy Wolfenden; two sons in law, Danny Weiss and Mike McColgan; five grandchildren, TJ, Ellie, Gail, Grant, Deanna; and her cousin Loretta Boll.

Susan Carver obituary 912-10-16

Susan Haigh Carver, 80, Avid Gardener, Horse Rider, Cook

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Susan Sacket Haigh Carver died peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 29 after enduring an arduous battle with Alzheimer’s disease since 2011. Her loving family was by her side at the time of her passing. She was 80 years old. Born in New York City on March 26, 1936 to Frances DeValen Haigh & Thomas D. Haigh, Sue was raised in Darien.

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Michael Ryba, 89, Raised in Darien, Longtime SNET Employee, Avid Hunter and Dog Breeder

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On Sunday, Dec. 4, Michael G. Ryba passed from this earth to his final happy hunting grounds while holding the hand of Joyce, his devoted wife of 67 years. A loving husband and father, Michael was born May 22, 1927 at home in Darien, to Helen (Wissman) Ryba and Michael Ryba. After graduating from Darien High School in 1945 he immediately joined the U.S. Army, where he served as a training sergeant in Ft. Bliss, Texas.


Robert Crane, 96, Airline Pilot, with Noroton Yacht Club at Its 1928 Founding

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Robert Birney Crane of Darien crossed the bar on Wednesday Nov. 30. 

Born to Albert Eli Crane and Florence Luray Overton Crane on Feb. 8, 1920 in Plainfield, N.J., Bob thoroughly enjoyed life for over 96 years. He moved to Darien with his family at the age of 8. Bob attended Miss Thomas’s School and Saint Luke’s Academy before graduating from the Darien High School in 1936.

Harvey Roseman, 92, Founded David Harvey Jewelers

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Harvey Lester Roseman of Fairfield, founder of David Harvey Jewelers in Darien and Norwalk, passed away on Friday, Dec. 2 at Bridgeport Hospital. He was 92. Mr. Roseman was born in Detroit, a son of the late Frederick and Anna Roseman, and lived in Fairfield since 1954. Mr. Roseman was a longtime member of Congregation Beth El in Fairfield.