Robert M. Ward, who helped nudge a corrupt governor from office as the leader of the Connecticut House Republican minority, died Sunday.
Marcia Chambers, a barrier-breaking New York Times reporter who combined keen instinct with deep intellect and who went on to found and edit the online Branford Eagle, died Friday night at Smilow Cancer Hospital.
Former state Sen. Eileen Daily of Westbrook, who died early Thursday, was remembered as a devoted friend, a shrewd negotiator and a calming force who helped shepherd Connecticut through one of its worst fiscal crises.
Rep. Elaine C. O’Brien, D-Suffield, died Friday after a long struggle with brain cancer, the House Majority office announced. She was 58.
O’Brien, a one-time commuter airline pilot, wife, mother of three and longtime member of the Board of Education in Suffield, was a two-term legislator elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2012.