Neil Johnson, 59, DHS Class of ’80, Avid Skier, Lifelong Mets Fan, Youth Sports Coach, Active Volunteer
Neil Stanley Johnson of Danbury, formerly of Easton, passed away suddenly at Danbury Hospital on May 22 at age 59. Neil graduated from Darien High School in 1980 and went on to Bucknell University. He later received a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University. Neil was an avid skier and a lifelong fan of the New York Mets. He met his wife, Susanne Staples Johnson, through a skiing club, and they were married on April 4, 1989. Neil worked for many years at General Analysis Corporation, later Wilkes Enterprise Inc., where he supervised the production and worldwide installation of infrared analyzers for biofuel, petrochemical, environmental, and manufacturing applications until the company was purchased and relocated by a larger organization.