Brynley Welton, 80, of Ridgefield, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 17, 2018. He was the loving husband of Mrs. Patricia (Everson) Welton.
Bryn was born in Newport, Wales on February 2, 1938, son of the late Christopher and Beatrice Welton. He attended St. Julian’s School where he excelled in academics and sports. An avid rugby player, he was named to the Welsh Junior National team playing the outside half position. When not playing rugby, he was a fierce league competitor in squash. Bryn attended Newport Technology College where he earned a degree in Chemistry, specializing in chromatography. After graduating, he began work at British Nylon Spinners as an assistant chemist developing nylon for general use.