Douglas Garni

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Garni, Douglas M.
Douglas Matthew Garni, age 40, of Fairfield, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013. Born in New York City, Doug had been a Fairfield resident since 1981. He graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School and received a Bachelors Degree in Finance from Fairfield University. He worked for many years as a financial analyst and just recently received a Nursing Degree and was beginning a career in the medical field. Doug volunteered as an EMT. He was an avid NY Yankee fan and loved white water rafting and trips to New York for Broadway and its restaurants. Survivors include his beloved parents, Joe and Lin Garni of Fairfield; a beloved sister, Brie Balducci and her husband Tyler of South Windsor; his two cherished nephews, Benjamin and Sam Balducci; aunts, uncles, cousins, and his beloved and treasured dog, Harley. In addition to his grandparents, he was predeceased by his son, Spencer. Friends may greet the family Friday, March 1, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. All other services will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the CJ Foundation for SIDS, HUMC: WFAN Pediatric Center, 30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601 ( For information or to sign an online guest register please visit


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Published in Connecticut Post from Feb. 27 to Feb. 28, 2013