David Russell Grayshan, 57, of 2 Janet Drive, North Haven, died Friday, Dec. 10 in New Haven. He was the partner of Christopher R. Quill. He was born in Manchester, NH on Sept. 6, 1947. He was the son of Russell and Eunice Peever Grayshan of Goffstown, NH. He graduated from Northeastern University and worked as a supervisor at the Bank of America. Besides his parents and partner, he is survived by four cousins, Larry Ballantyne and his wife, Lori of Hamden, CT, Eileen Gay and her husband, Chester of Loudon, NH, Alison Cate and her husband, Clark of Johnston, RI, Frances Sadek and her husband, John of Madison, CT and many other family members and friends. ''A kind and beautiful soul, a heart filled with love, we miss and love you always.'' A funeral service will be held Tues., Dec. 14 at 1 PM at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, CT. The Rev. Scott Morrow will officiate. Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.

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  1. As cousins David & I grew up together, as we got older and had our separate lives we grew closer and became such good friends, we were constantly trying to outdo each other as I was so often reminded I was the \’older\’ cousin, where I teased him constantly about the baldness and fuzzies on his face. He is so deeply missed and I will love him for ever. Eileen

  2. David was a patient in the dental office I work in (Dr. Jacob Seidner). I looked forward to David\’s scheduled appointments. He would come in smiling and we always had a really nice conversation. He was one of my favorite patients. I am so very sorry for your loss. He will be missed very much. Sincerely, Jean DeMauro

  3. David was such a gentlemen and will be sadly missed. I work for Dr. Jacob Seidner\’s Dental office and enjoyed David\’s office visits. He had a wonderful charm & witt about him that I will really miss. Rest in Peace. My thoughts & prayers are with his loved ones at this time of great sorrow and loss to many. With deep sorrow, Mary

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