Russell D. Fairchild

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Russell D. Fairchild
Wilton Resident
Russell D. Fairchild, age 71 of Wilton, beloved husband of Mary (Ryan) Fairchild for 53 years, died on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 at Norwalk Hospital. Born in Norwalk, he was son of the late Lester Ellison and Rosalie (Russell) Fairchild. Russell was a retired Norwalk Fire Captain serving Norwalk for 25 years. Russell enjoyed the outdoors and took great pride in his home. He loved spending time with his wife and their cats. He is also survived by 4 sons: John (Linda), Douglas (Michelle), Daniel (Jaci) and Michael Fairchild, 4 grandchildren; Allison, Kailee, Emilee and Jonathan, as well as a sister, Carol Smith of Montana, and 2 nephews, Chris and Russell Smith.
His family will receive friends on Tuesday, Dec 17 from 4 to 8PM at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave, Norwalk. Other services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Russell's name to: the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 234 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT 06897. ( For info or online guestbook, please go to:
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Magner Funeral Home Inc.
12 Mott Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 866-5553
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Published in The Hour from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2013