November 26, 1941 ~ October 5, 2002
Erik C. Redlich, 60, recently moved to Chester, CT died on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002 at CT Hospice in Branford, following a motor vehicle accident in mid-August. He lived most of his life in Killingworth, and for the past 16 years lived in Madison with his wife Lucinda. He graduated from the University of Hartford, Hartt School of Music. A man of multi-talents, he pursued vocations as a math teacher, electrician, and photographer. He played the violin, and had a passion for classical music and photography, as well as tending to his impressive collection of begonias. After the death of his mother Elsa in 1969, he and his wife Deedee carried on Elsa's founding of the acclaimed Chestnut Hill chamber music concert series which ran for many summer seasons in Killingworth, and continues to be held each summer with great popularity in Guilford. Erik is survived by his father, Dr. F. C. Redlich and stepmother, Herta Glatz Redlich of Hamden; brother Peter of Los Angeles, CA; son Christopher and grandson of Running Springs, CA; stepdaughter Elizabeth Sheppard and step-grandson of Deep River. He was much loved, and will be deeply missed by his family and friends. Funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Contributions in his memory may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.