W.Todd Allen, 43

Todd Allen, age 43, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2016.  He was born and raised in Ridgefield, CT and lived for many years in Norwalk.  He is pre deceased by his father, William I Allen of Ridgefield and is survived by his mother Pamela Allen of Ridgefield; sister, Robin Allen of Tucson, Arizona; brother, Laird Allen of Ridgefield and his beloved nephew, Jackson; also of Arizona.

Todd passed with his mother, brother and friend by his side, surrounded by an abundance of friends from all walks of life.  Todd’s welcoming nature and spirit of friendship touched so many people, evidenced by the outpouring of love and support he received in his final days.  

Todd loved music.  From Sinatra to the Grateful Dead, his IPod was the envy of all who had the opportunity to hear it.  One of his favorite places to be was surrounded by friends at the track due to his passion for auto racing. He loved summers at Bantam Lake and camping as a child.

His friends often mention Todd’s selflessness and generosity as the first one to offer assistance and support to anyone in need.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 3:30 PM at the First Congregational Church; 103 Main Street, Ridgefield. Interment will be private and at the direction of the family.

Friends will be received TONIGHT, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Kane Funeral Home; 25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield.

The two most important things in Todd’s life were his mother and his nephew.  He spoke of both regularly, and expressed his desire to help his nephew Jackson with his education. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to Todd’s legacy by making an impact on this wonderful young man through a scholarship fund, details to follow.  Donations in Todd’s name may also be made to the National Kidney Foundation.