IN MEMORIAM: Christopher Slade Durfee

by Jane Ahrens

Christopher Slade Durfee, a graduate of the Rippowam Cisqua School, died September 26, 2015. He was 44.

Mr. Durfee was blue team captain of his class at Rippowam Cisqua. He was a 1990 graduate of the Salisbury School and a 1994 graduate of the University of Denver.

He is survived by his parents, Bzee and Sherman Durfee; a sister, Elizabeth Durfee (Kip Howard); and his brother, Sherman Durfee, Jr. (Katie).

A memorial service will be held Friday, October 16, at 3:00 p.m., at St. Matthew’s Church in Bedford. It will be followed by a reception at the Bedford Golf and Tennis Club.

Mr. Durfee was known for his concern for abandoned dogs, and set up a foundation to care for needy canines. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Christopher S. Durfee Private Foundation Trust, 86 Denison Ave., Mystic, Connecticut 06355.

Bedford Record Review

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