The Rev. Canon Stephen W. Price, 73, who grew up in Ridgefield and was an Episcopal clergyman who crusaded for racial equality, social justice, and affordable housing for seniors, died Sunday, Jan. 24, of complications from a lung transplant at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
He grew up on Peaceable Hill Road in Ridgefield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Price. His father was the president of Ridgefield Supply Co. He was a graduate of Ridgefield High School and took his undergraduate college work at Wesleyan University in Middletown, in the College of Social Studies, where he graduated with honors and worked on campus radio in the early 1960s.