March 27, 1949 – October 8, 2018
Candace Miller Navario (née Aldridge Miller), age 69, passed away unexpectedly on October 8, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital with her husband, Frank J. Navario, and close friends by her side. Candace was born on March 27, 1949 in New Haven, CT to Ralph and Billie Miller, and grew up in Branford, CT. After college, she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children in Queens, NY as a pediatric kinesthesiologist helping children with disabilities, followed by a 30-year career in the insurance industry. Candace married Frank in 1989 and became a devoted step- mother to Peter, Elizabeth and Sarah, and subsequently a doting grandmother to six grandchildren. Throughout her life, Candace pursued her love of photography, hiking and gardening, and gave her time and energy generously to the Legend Hill community of Madison, CT, which she loved. She will be remembered for her warmth, kindness and loving nature. In addition to her husband, step-children and their spouses, and six grandchildren, she is survived by her sister Deborah Adams, nieces Kim Stevens and Tracey Gargiula, and dear friends Linda Brooks and Gail Pappas. Candace’s family miss her dearly, and would like to express their deepest gratitude to all the friends and neighbors for the countless acts of kindness, love and support. A memorial Service for Candace will be held on Thursday, October 18, from 4pm to 7pm, at Swan Funeral Home, located at 825 Boston Post Road, Madison, Connecticut. In leu of flowers, Candace’s family would like donations to be made in her name to The Smile Train at https://my.smiletrain.org/donation/donate/givenow.
- Memorial Service Thursday, October 18, 2018
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October 26, 2018
Such a lovely, fine person. I am sad and shocked by Candace's passing. My Love to you Frank and your