Stephen Ralph Coit

Stephen Ralph Coit died in an automobile accident on November 5, 2003. Steve came to the College from Norwich Free Academy in Norwich CT, and was a resident of Stonington CT. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was awarded his law degree at Yale University Law School. He was known as a generous, gregarious and caring person and was a faithful worker at the community meal of the Unitarian Universalist Church and the New London Soup Kitchen. He was a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), and in many glee clubs. Steve was known as a "renaissance man" who collected fine art and designer cars. He is survived by his two daughters, Marne Coit and Rebecca Della Cruz and her husband Fred; two grandsons Daniel and Joshua; his former wife and friend, Toby Coit Wolak; and by his Uncle David and Aunt Anita Jainchill. Memorial donations in Stephen Coit's memory may be made to OIC of New London, 106 Truman St. New London CT 06320 or to the New London Community Meal Center, 12 Montauk Ave, New London CT 06320.