|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1935|
|Death: ||Jul. 11, 2011|
Richard L. English, 76, of New Haven passed away peacefully at home on July 11, 2011. Mr. English was born in New Haven on March 5, 1935, son of the late Phillip H. and Katharine Dana English. He was descended from two Connecticut Governors. He was educated at The Foote School, Pomfret, Proctor Academy, Nichols College and Quinnipiac College. He was retired from The First New Haven National Bank.
Mr. English was acknowledged as a fine musicologist and ornithologist. Among his many philanthropic gifts was the donation of a bird sanctuary at the Boy Scout Camp Sequassen. He was a past President and longest-standing member of the New Haven Bird Club. His greatest joy in life was being part of the on-going bird watches, migratory counts and unusual sightings. Classical music was part of his everyday life.
He is survived by his brother, James Dana English and cousins.
His burial at Evergreen Cemetery was private.
New Haven County
Plot: Section: Forest Avenue, Plot: 1198, Grave: 20
Created by: Mark Thilmony
Record added: Jul 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73428173