Rand D. Wood
November 7, 1950 – October 31, 2018
Rand passed away October 31, 2018, with loving family members at his side, following a more than 20-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 67 years old, born November 7, 1950. He was a lifelong resident of Stamford, CT and a career employee for the City’s Dept. of Public Works. Rand was predeceased by his parents: Marcella Keegan Wood and Ralph D. Wood. He is survived by his brother Kevin E. Wood and his sister-in-law Julia Rachinsky-Wood; they were his loyal and dedicated caregivers. He is also survived by his niece Maria (Rachinsky-Wood) Kelley, her husband Todd and their children Taylor, Jackson and Joseph. Rand is survived by his nephew John-Michael Rachinsky-Wood and his wife Amy Colindres; Rand recently proudly attended their wedding. Rand is also survived by a sister, Karen (Wood) Gallagher and her husband James of Rochester, NY, his niece Katelyn and her boyfriend Sam of St. Louis, Mo., and an uncle, Gerald Keegan (Mary) of Norwalk. Mary F. Rachinsky and Angelo Misciagno were kind, supportive friends. Together with his nieces and nephews, Rand was an avid New York sports team super-fan. Rand had a never-ending sense of humor and loved three things most: family, food and New York sports! A celebration of Randy's life will be held on Friday, November 9, at 10:00am at St. Leo's Parish, 24 Roxbury Rd. Stamford. Interment will follow immediately at St. John's Cemetery (Darien). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Rand’s name to: Recreation Department at Long Ridge Post Acute Care Facility: 710 Long Ridge, Road Stamford, CT 06902 or to The Stamford Hospital Foundation: 1351 Washington Boulevard, Suite 202, Stamford, CT 06902.
- Funeral Mass Friday, November 9, 2018