03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Bronson Case Rumsey

Longtime local Bronson Case Rumsey Jr. died at his home in the loving company of family on the morning of Monday, Jan. 11, 2010 after a year-long struggle with cancer. He was 80 years old.

Bronson was born Nov. 8, 1929 in Stamford, Conn., an unlikely birthplace.

Bronson was a man who