Obituary: Russell ‘Rusty’ Fields, 54

Russell “Rusty” Fields died on Jan. 21, 2016.

Russell “Rusty” Fields died on Jan. 21, 2016.

Russell “Rusty” Fields, 54, passed away on January 21, 2016 peacefully at his home in Danbury.   He was born on April 13, 1961 and was the son of Robert E. and Burlyne (McLaughlin) Strom of Southington.

Russell had a passion for cooking. He was also “able to fix anything” assisting everyone who needed help.

Besides his parents he is survived by his children Daniel, Joshua, Rebecca and David Fields, a brother Michael Fields, sisters Pamela Strom, Kathy Godin, Robin Strom, and Candace Egri along with an uncle, several aunts, cousins and numerous friends.

Services and burial will be at the convenience of the family and there are no calling hours.  Donations may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, CT/Western MA Office, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, 2nd Floor, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For online condolences visit

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