Lars Edwin Linden, a former Ridgefield resident, died on Nov. 2, in Hudson, Fla.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1934 in Nykarleby, Finland. At age four, he immigrated to the U.S. with his parents, John Linden and Aili Virtanen. He attended the University of Michigan. He married Carolyn Erickson in 1957 and they celebrated their 25th anniversary in Ridgefield. He was widowed in 1985. He married Janet Palmer in 1988 and they later divorced.