Industry Veteran Steve Waller Passes Away

Industry Veteran Steve Waller Passes Away

Industry veteran Steve Waller passed away on March 9, 2017 at the age of 64 in Chesire, Conn. Waller worked in the electrical manufacturing industry as a sales rep for tED magazine, EC&M and Electrial Wholesaling magazines, and was well-liked by many.

Below is his obituary, published in The New Haven Register:

Stephen W. Waller, 64, passed away on March 9, 2017. He was the son of the late William and Marjorie Waller. He leaves behind his best friend and wife of 43 years, Diane. He also leaves behind his daughter, Tracy (Matthew) Pearsall of Cheshire, CT and the sparks of his life, his grandchildren, Jenna and Tyler. Steve also leaves behind his two brothers, Jack (Betsy) from New Britain, CT, Bob (Penny) from Chattanooga, TN, his brother-in-law Neil (Diane) Ferguson from Phoenix, AZ and his sister-in-law Nancy, from Rochester, NY. He joins his late brothers-in-law, Marshall Ferguson & Keith Ferguson and his nephew, Marshall Ferguson. Steve also leaves behind many nieces & nephews, as well as great nieces & nephews.

Steve has lived in Cheshire since 1956. He graduated from Cheshire High School in 1970. While at Cheshire High, he was the first boys basketball player to score 1,000 points and still remains the third highest scorer in school history and is currently in the Cheshire High Hall of Fame. After high school, he enlisted in the Army during the Vietnam War. He spent eighteen months in Turkey and his troop still remains in contact regularly after 40+ years.

After the Army he went on to graduate from CCSU with a degree in Marketing while getting married in 1974 and working full time. After CCSU, he went on to receive his Masters Degree from RPI in 1982 while working in the electrical manufacturing business.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolences, to share a photo or a story, please visit



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