Marshall Leibowitz, 80, Longtime Ridgefield Resident

Marshall Leibowitz, a resident of Ridgefield since 1976, died of cancer at Danbury Hospital on November 24th after a long illness. He was 80. He is survived by his beloved Ruth, a teacher at Wooster School in Danbury; two children, Susan of Los Angeles and Jon of Bethesda, Maryland; and three grandchildren, Emma, Julia and Eva.
Mr. Leibowitz, who was born on a February 5th 1930 in New York City, graduated from the Bronx High School of Science, and attended Cornell University and NYU, receiving a BS in Chemistry. He spent four decades as a chemical engineer at a variety of companies, including the Timex Corporation, and is the holder of more than a dozen patents. He was a life-long music lover and particular admirer of American folk music. A contrarian to the core, he was an avid participant in the current events discussion group at Founders Hall.
A memorial service will be held in his honor in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut, 405 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810 or Founders Hall, 193 Danbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877.

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