Kimberly Warn ’99 died on May 5, 2011, in Groton, Connecticut.
(The following was provided by The Day (CT) on May 8, 2011)
Kimberly (French) Warn, 33, of Noank, beloved wife of David Warn, passed away peacefully, Thursday, May 5, 2011, surrounded by her family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Groton, she was the daughter of Bernard and Joyce (Canaiy) French of Mumford Cove, and was a lifelong resident of Noank.
Kim was a 1995 graduate of Fitch Senior High School. Upon graduation, she attended Bowdoin College earning her bachelor of science degree in biology and environmental studies and received her juris doctor degree from Duke University School of Law.
She was an intellectual property attorney, and a member of the Connecticut and New York Bar Associations.
Besides her husband and parents, she leaves her sister and brother, Katherine and Matthew French both of Mumford Cove; her grandmother, Helen Canaiy of Fairfield; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jon and Judith (McDonald) Warn of Noank; uncles and aunts, Jonathan and Kathleen Betts of Madison, Larry French and Linda Mundy, of Md., and Bill French and Tracy Pintchman of Chicago, Ill.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jon and Nancy Warn of Needham Mass., William and Laura Warn of Montauk, N.Y., Robert and Jyl Warn of Mystic; eight nieces and nephews; and countless devoted friends and extended family members.
Kim will be remembered as a very spiritual and intellectually curious person. She was active in several local congregations, was a fantastic cook, loved listening to music, and spending time at the beach. She never pitied her situation, but approached each day with courage, elegance and love of all. Her beautiful engaging smile and sparkling eyes will forever light the spirit of those that knew her. Kimberly was wise beyond her short years.