Jack Wood, age 70, of Norwalk, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016. Born in Portchester, N.Y. on March 20, 1946, he was the son of the late Jack Edward Wood Sr., and the late Lilli Schonning Wood. A resident of Minnesota, Ohio and Maryland at different times of his life, Jack grew up in Darien and graduated from Darien High School in 1964. He then went on to graduate from Taylor University in Upland, Indiana in 1968 and enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve.
Jack’s professional career started in 1968 with 3M Corporation in White Plains, N.Y. where he spent the next 17 years in various senior sales capacities across the U.S.. He then went on to start his own business, J.E. Wood & Associates in 1985 where he was a manufacturer’s representative specializing in industrial products. Jack was active throughout his life in the various communities where he lived. He was an avid golfer and loved his time at Silvermine Golf Club in Norwalk and Longshore Golf Club in Westport. He also relished his golf trips and pool tournaments with his many close friends.