Alice Geraldine McConnell, Ed.D., known as “Geri” who was an artist, activist and beloved sister of a Ridgefield resident died on March 27, 2017 in her West Haven home. She was 82 years old.
Born March 31, 1934, in the Bronx, NY to Alice (Flanagan) and Frances McConnell, she was the second of seven children. She graduated from Villa Maria Academy, Bronx, NY in 1952 and attended the Parson’s School of Design. She went on to receive both Graduate and Doctorate degrees from Columbia University.