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Greenwich's Dr. Raymond Sackler, Maker Of OxyContin, Dies At 97

Greenwich's Dr. Raymond Sackler, Maker Of OxyContin, Dies At 97

STAMFORD, Conn. – Dr. Raymond Sackler of Greenwich, a co-founder of the Stamford-based drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma, died July 17 after a brief illness. He was 97 1/2 years old.

Sackler was a philanthropist, physician, entrepreneur and business leader. With his brothers, they grew the Purdue Ph...

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Westport's Frank Deford, Legendary Sportswriter, Dies At 78

Westport's Frank Deford, Legendary Sportswriter, Dies At 78

WESTPORT, Conn. — Legendary Sports Illustrated writer Frank Deford died Sunday in Key West, Fla., according to Sports Illustrated. He was 78. Deford, who lived in Westport, was a writer, ...

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Easton's William 'Bill' Lane Jr., 72, Speechwriter For GE's Jack Welch

Easton's William 'Bill' Lane Jr., 72, Speechwriter For GE's Jack Welch

EASTON, Conn. — William "Bill" K. Lane Jr., of Easton, speechwriter for General Electric CEO Jack Welch and a Green Beret, died Wednesday May 10. He was 72.  He was the husband of Elizabe...

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Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Services Set For Newtown Woman, 27, Killed In Motorcycle Crash

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Friends of a 27-year-old Newtown woman who died in a motorcycle crash will say goodbye to her at services on Friday.  Jackie Schulz was killed Sunday afternoon while ridi...

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Funeral Services Set For Caitlin Nelson, 20-Year-Old SHU Student

Funeral Services Set For Caitlin Nelson, 20-Year-Old SHU Student

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Funeral services have been set for Caitlin Mary Nelson, a 20-year-old Sacred Heart University student who died Sunday.  Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 7, ...

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Services Set For Elizabeth 'Betty' Pfriem, Southport Philanthropist

Services Set For Elizabeth 'Betty' Pfriem, Southport Philanthropist

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Services have been scheduled for Elizabeth M. "Betty" Pfriem, a generous local philanthropist and former president and publisher of the Bridgeport Post and Telegram.  P...

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Susan Ei, Beloved Children's Librarian At Pequot Library, Dies At 64

Susan Ei, Beloved Children's Librarian At Pequot Library, Dies At 64

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Susan Ei, the beloved children's librarian at the Pequot Library in Fairfield for the past 12 years who known for her "reading ambassador bunnies," has died. She was 64...

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Fern Tetreau, 95, Beloved Fairfield Coach, Father Of First Selectman

Fern Tetreau, 95, Beloved Fairfield Coach, Father Of First Selectman

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fernand "Fern" Sylvio Tetreau of Fairfield, a beloved coach who served several roles in Fairfield and father of the current first selectman, died Wednesday, March 29. H...

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Services Announced For David Stankiewicz, 21, Weston High Graduate

Services Announced For David Stankiewicz, 21, Weston High Graduate

WESTON, Conn. — Calling hours and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held this week for David Stankiewicz of Weston, who died Saturday.   Stankiewicz, 21, was a senior at Syracuse Univers...

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Trumbull Businessman Ernest Trefz, U. Of Bridgeport Trustee, Dies At 84

Trumbull Businessman Ernest Trefz, U. Of Bridgeport Trustee, Dies At 84

TRUMBULL, Conn. — Ernest C. Trefz of Trumbull, a longtime member of the University of Bridgeport's Board of Trustees and the owner of 44 McDonald's restaurant in the area, died Saturday, ...

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