Naugatuck - David L. Griswold, 75, passed peacefully and unexpectedly on November 15, 2022, at Beacon Brook Health Center. He was born on October 31, 1947, the son of the late Lew and Mary (Wells) Griswold, and lived most of his life in Oxford.
He has joined his maker in that celestial land, that house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. Over the years, David made music his lifelong passion, singing songs by many favorite artists such as Frankie Valli, Roy Orbison, and of course, Elvis Presley, along with Johnny Horton with songs like “North To Alaska” and “Sink The Bismarck”. He knew every word of their songs and enjoyed singing along with others including his siblings. His favorite baseball team was, nonother than the N.Y. Yankees.
David is survived by 2 brothers, Russell and his wife Phyllis, William Sr. and his wife Jane, two sisters, Linda Griswold and Dorothy Marple and her husband Thomas; as well his nephews Mark Sofia, William Griswold Jr. and his wife Maria, and Jason Griswold; his nieces Anna Sofia, Lisa Sofia, Jennifer Walsh and her husband Jay, Breanna Baez and her husband Samuel; his grand-niece, Samantha and his grandnephew, Aleczander. He was predeceased by his parents, Lew and Mary Griswold of Oxford.