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George W. Kieft, 80, loyal fan of UConn women’s basketball

WILMINGTON — George W. Kieft, 80, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019, after a long illness. He was born in Middletown, Connecticut, to the late George and Melva Kieft. He graduated from Hartford School of Accounting and worked at the New York Stock Exchange.

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary (Sullivan); along with three children, Linda (husband, John), David and Mark (wife, Amy); and three granddaughters, Dana, Molly and Paige, who brought him much joy.

He loved UConn women’s basketball and gardening.

Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, with memorial services at 11 a.m. at Andrews Valley Chapel, 4108 S. College Road, Wilmington.

Contributions may be made to the Leukemia Program Development Fund, Fund #310260 at the Arthur S. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute and may be sent to the attention of Lisa Ballman, 660 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH 43218.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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