Travis Richard Long of Newtown, 29, died suddenly on February 8. He was the son of Virginia and Roland Long of Newtown.
In addition to his parents, Mr Long is survived by his brother, Richard Long of Park City, Utah; his grandfather, Roland Long of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and his grandmother, Nancy Melson of San Marcos, Calif.
Travis graduated from Newtown High School in 2001, and then attended the University of Connecticut. He loved the outdoors, and had a passion for skiing and his dogs. He was an avid writer who will be remembered, his family says, for his wit and sense of humor.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations in Travis Long’s name be made to The Parent Connection of Newtown, PO Box 187, Newtown CT 06470.
Services for Mr Long will be held at a later date.