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Eric Ryan Gibb Obituary

Eric Ryan Gibb, 29, of Durham, passed away on Saturday, July 12th at Yale-New Haven Smilow Cancer Center. He was the love of Megan (Slight) Gibb since 2002 and they were married in 2010. Born in Middletown, he was the son of Gerald "Jerry" Gibb of Cromwell and Tracy (McGrath) Timbro and her husband, Robert of Middlefield. Eric graduated Coginchaug Regional High School in 2003 and Central Connecticut State University in 2007. He was employed by Travelers Insurance Company for eight years in Information Technology. He loved photography, animals, cars, food, the outdoors, and most of all his family. Eric fought a valiant battle against cancer for two and a half years. He continues to inspire many and was impossible not to love. Along with his wife and parents, he is survived by two brothers, Corey Gibb of Wethersfield and Nathan Timbro of Middlefield; his father and mother-in-law, David and Marianne Slight of Durham; a brother-in-law, Christopher Slight and his wife, Corrie of Durham; and sisters-in-law Stephanie Slight and Alessandra Foffe of Brooklyn, NY. Family and friends may call Thursday, July 17th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church Street, Middletown. A Celebration of Eric's Life will be held on Friday, July 18th, at 11:00 am at Bethany Covenant Church, 785 Mill Street, Berlin. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eric's memory to Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, 20 York Street, New Haven 06510 or Caring Bridge at To share memories or send condolences, please visit

Published in The Hartford Courant on July 15, 2014
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