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“Marc and Danielle, We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad/father in law. He sounds like he was an awesome person from reading this...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: P. Barthold - Darien, CT

“So sad about preston and sorry I haven't seen you---didn't want to travel to New York alone and missed my chance to see him and you carol. Loved ...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lynnette - 720 5305754, CO

“So very sorry for your loss Marc and Danielle. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Patti Schueler Infanti - Roswell, GA

“So sorry for your loss, We can't be there for I am working. Our prayers are with your family. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: R.Byrnes - Bridgeport, CT

“My condolences to the family and friends of Mr. McEwan. May the God of all comfort give you comfort during this difficult time. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Theola Gray

“Preston McEwan always seemed to have an unbending, unaltering plan and purpose to his life. At the same time he always reminded me of the cat that...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Thank you for serving our country.A grateful American ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear Mr.McEwan passed away. My sincere condolences go out to the entire family,as we all grew up together. I was fortunate to see him...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ike R Coutermash - CT


Preston Wayne McEwan died on September 28, 2016 at the age of 84 years old. He was the only child of the late Florence and Arthur McEwan of Middletown, NY. Preston was born in Oneonta, NY on January 13, 1932. He graduated from Walton High School, attended Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY and graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He was a member of the ROTC at SMU, where he met his future wife of 63 years, Carol Joy Schmidt McEwan. He is survived by his wife Carol; his daughter Karen McEwan Kansas of Somerville, NJ; son Jon and Eila of Finland and son, Marc and Danielle of Darien. He is also survived by six loving grandsons, Christopher and Matthew Kansas; Bryan, James and Zachary McEwan, and Joshua McEwan. Preston was a navigator in the United States Air Force during the Korean War in which he achieved the rank of First Lieutenant. After the military his career consisted of various accounting positions in many firms in the area. He spent many years as Treasurer of Darien United Methodist Church; he was a Veteran Member of the Noroton Heights Fire Department for 50 years and a member of the Darien Senior Men's Association and the New Canaan Society. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He had a tender heart for pets, especially dogs, a passion for photography and a love for the New York Yankees and all things sports. For the past 6 years, Preston and Carol have been living at Sunrise Assisted Living in Stamford. The family is tremendously grateful to the entire Sunrise staff for providing loving care of Preston over the years, including "Happy" the resident dog. The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. A Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 PM at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery, Darien. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be made in his name to The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. 100 Double Beach Road, Branford CT, 06405 or the Noroton Heights Fire Department, 209 Noroton Avenue, Darien CT 06820.