In Remembrance: Richard G. Zimmerman ’50 Died on April 2 2021

Richard G. Zimmerman died on April 2, 2021, and is survived by Britt, his wife of 66 years; three of his four children; and many grandchildren. The fourth child, the oldest, died in 2020 of cancer.   

Richard's Yale studies were interrupted by wartime. He served in the navy as a radar officer on the US navy ship Tuscaloosa, the only warship in the Pacific  that was spared enemy fire. After graduation from Yale he worked for his father's publishing business in Manhattan and became publisher when his father retired. 

Later he became a teacher at his sons' Fairfield Country Day School, where he taught for 20 years. He loved teaching and added Spanish, algebra, and computer science to their curriculum. He was a much loved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, and a very respected teacher.  

—Submitted by the family.         

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