GREENWICH, Conn. -- Arthur “Bruce” Dixon, a Greenwich resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 30. He was 72.
Dixon was born June 9, 1943, in Wilton, Conn., the son of the late Arthur and Nellie (Thompson) Dixon. He was a U.S Air Force veteran and worked for the Greenwich Department of Public Works from 1978 to 2005.
During his tenure as traffic operations supervisor, he was selected by the to act as liaison between the town and the state on all state projects in Greenwich, including the reconstruction of the Interstate 95 bridge following its collapse into the Mianus River.
While with the town, Dixon also served as P\president of the Greenwich Municipal Employees Association. In 1994, he became the zoning inspector for the Town of Greenwich, a position he retired from in 2015. He was a member of the Greenwich RTM. He volunteered at Pacific House, where he served dinner once a month and played Santa Claus every Christmas. He was a house captain for Americares Home Front and also helped in training the volunteers at Westport EMS.
He was predeceased by his sister, Helen Taylor.
He is survived by his wife Carol; his step-daughter, Diana Pugliese; his sister, Dorothy Sullivan of Wilton; his brother-in-law, Bayden (Bud) Taylor; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday Jan. 30 at the Second Congregational Church 139 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich.
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