Al Ferlazzo, a former Ridgefielder, died on June 15,  in Brooklyn, N.Y., after a short illness. He was 70 years old.

Mr. Ferlazzo was born on Nov. 24, 1942, in Brooklyn,  and graduated from Brooklyn Tech High School, Tufts University and the Wharton School of Business.

He served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Ferlazzo lived  in Ridgefield from 1977 to 2001 and  had worked for Xerox. He was active in the First Congregational Church of Ridgefield.

An avid sailor he had belonged to the Sprite Island in Norwalk and Noroton Yacht Club, Darien.

He is survived by his mother, Marie, of Brooklyn and his children, Chris Ferlazzo of Portland, Oregon and Amy Ferlazzo of Seattle, Washington;  his grandchildren James Ferlazzo and Nathaniel Good-Ferlazzo.