[CT Birds] John Maynard

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Thu Dec 11 13:38:00 EST 2014

John was long time fixture on the Connecticut Birding scene and a good man. 

He will be missed.

Jay Kaplan




-----Original Message-----
From: Dana Campbell via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
To: ctbirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
Sent: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 1:46 pm
Subject: [CT Birds] John Maynard

Friends:  I am sorry to report that the birding community has lost a
wonderful member.  John Maynard died early this morning, peacefully,
following a fall and a serious surgery.  His service will be at Church of
the Holy Trinity, 381 Main Street, Middletown on this coming Saturday the
13th at 11:00 a.m.   A reception will follow at the church and then
interment at Indian Hill Cemetery in Middletown.  The obituary should
appear in the Hartford Courant tomorrow.  Many of us have enjoyed birding
with John over the years and will miss him.

The Rev. Dana L. Campbell
Priest in Charge, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Middletown CT
dana.l.campbell at gmail.com

*Just a hurried line...to tell a story which puts the contrast between our
feast of the Nativity and all this ghastly "Xmas" racket at its lowest. My
brother heard a woman on a bus say, as the bus passed a church with a Crib
outside it, "Oh Lor'! They bring religion into everything. Look - they're
dragging it even into Christmas now!"*               ~ C.S. Lewis, Letters
to an American Lady, Dec. 29, 1958, p80
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