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Alan Edward McQuiston

April 22, 1935 ~ October 7, 2017 (age 82)

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WOODBURY - Alan Edward McQuiston, 82, died on October 7, 2017, in Southbury, CT, of complications resulting from Parkinson’s Disease. He was the husband of Betsy (Potter) McQuiston.

Mr. McQuiston was born in Mt. Kisco, NY, son of the late Charles and Susanne (Parsons) McQuiston. He was a graduate of The Choate School and Dartmouth College.

He worked in the direct marketing industry for many years, forming McQuiston Enterprises in 1972 and Prisma Direct Response in 1991. He retired in 1996.

A resident of Briarcliff Manor, NY, for 32 years (prior to moving to New Durham, NH, and Woodbury, CT) he was active in Little League, served on the PTA and on the Zoning Board of Appeals (1981-1996), and was a trustee of the Briarcliff Congregational Church. He enjoyed most being at home on Merrymeeting Lake, his favorite "little piece of NH."

In addition to his wife, he leaves two daughters, Susanne (Mike) Fuller and Sarah (Dan) McPhee, a son, John, and 5 grandchildren: John (Amanda) Brebbia, Patrick, Charlie, Tommy and Brian McPhee; and two step grandchildren: Jeffrey and Erin Fuller. He was predeceased by a son, Alan Edward, Jr. (Ted).

Calling hours Friday, October 13 from 5-8 pm at Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home, 2 School Street, Woodbury, CT 06798. Memorial service is being held on Saturday, October 14 at 11:00 am at the United Church of Christ, 283 Main Street North, Southbury, CT 06488.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation ( or the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Alan McQuiston. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Resource Center
1261 South Main Street, Plantsville CT 06479

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
20 Batterson Park Rd # 302, Farmington CT 06030
Tel: 1-860-470-0020

 Service Information

Calling Hours
October 13, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home
2 School Street / PO Box 491
Woodbury, CT 06798

Memorial Mass
October 14, 2017

11:00 AM
United Church of Christ
283 Main Street North
Southbury, CT 06488

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