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James A Buss

March 6, 1942 ~ November 11, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old

James Buss Obituary

James A. Buss

James A. Buss, Professor Emeritus of Fairfield University, died on November 11, 2022. He was born in 1942 in Bridgeport, Connecticut to Emmeline and Charles Buss.  Jay received his PhD in Economics from the University of Connecticut and taught at Fairfield University for more than thirty years.

He loved the outdoors and was an avid bird watcher.  He climbed Mount Rainier, ran marathons, skied, hiked, biked and curled.  He visited all fifty states and more than 15 countries.

In addition to his wife, Barbara of Harwinton, CT, and brother, Bill of Albany, NY , he leaves many beloved in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends.  He was predeceased by his brother David of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Keystone of Newbury Brook for their care and kindness.  Funeral arrangements will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Torrington Area Parkinson’s Support Group (TAPSG), 185 East Elm Street Box 521, Torrington, CT 06790 or the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163 US. online memorials

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