George Orlan, 87, of Ridgefield, CT passed away on October 14. He was a beloved husband to Adrienne Orlan for more than 60 years and father to Amy Gilroy, Beth Uzcategui and Fred Orlan. He is also survived by seven grandchildren.
He was an avid conservationist who worked tirelessly to preserve the natural beauty and environmental integrity of Ridgefield. He was a member of Ridgefield’s Conservation Committee for 23 years and chaired the committee for 12 years. George was a champion of the town’s open spaces and was mainly responsible for its acquisition of the McKeon land along Ridgebury Road, one of Ridgefield’s most iconic land tracts.