September 19, 2020

Death of Richard Sagan Announced; Old Lyme’s Citizen of the Year in 1999, Past President of Federation of OL Beaches

RICHARD G. SAGAN, SR. passed away on September 3, 2020. He was 92 years old and the son of the late Charles and Christine Sagan. He was married to Elizabeth (Betty) Ferris Sagan for almost 70 years. With his brothers, he owned and operated the well renowned and popular Sagan Cafeteria in downtown Hartford for twenty years …

… He was a past president of The Federation of Old Lyme Beaches, served as a governor of the Point O’ Woods Association, past Harbor Master when the Harbor Commission was first formed, Old Lyme Visiting Nurse Association, Republican Town Committee, Old Lyme Cemetery Association. In 1999, Mr. Sagan was selected and honored as Citizen of the Year in the Town of Old Lyme …

Editor’s Note: We worked with Mr. Sagan on several town projects. He was a kind, compassionate, and caring man full of good ideas and objective thinking. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family.

Visit this link to read Mr. Sagan’s full obituary published Sept. 6 in the Hartford Courant.


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