SHARON â€” Elliott Steckel, 78, died at his home, after a long illness, on June 19, 2008.
Elliott was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1929. He had a great appreciation and love of fishing, golf, mathematics, chess and the study of early American life. He was a Korean War veteran and a retiree of IBM and Prodigy. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; their daughters, Linda Toukan of Boulder, Colo., and Leslie Carroll of Averill Park, N.Y.; his sister, June Parish of Millbrook; and four grandchildren, Liam, Alana, Fiona and Kara.
He was predeceased by his brother, Ira Steckel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, P.O. 277, Sharon, CT 06069.
Arrangements are under the care of the Kenny Funeral Home.