Donald Samuel Rutty
Donald Samuel Rutty
  • November 29, 1983 - May 6, 2016
  • Old Lyme, Connecticut

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Donald S. Rutty Jr., 32, of Old Lyme passed away on May 6, 2016 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London.

Mr. Rutty was born on November 29, 1983 in New London to Donald Rutty Sr. and Deborah Rutty.

He enjoyed being outside, hiking, fishing, hunting and spending time with family and friends. His real love for life was being an uncle to his niece Faith and nephews, John, Konnor, Arron and Nolan, who will miss him so much.

Mr. Rutty is survived by his father, Donald Rutty Sr., siblings Michelle Tuthill, Cheryl Fredericksen, and Edward Rutty. As well as his brother-in-laws Cory Tuthill and Tim Fredericken, sister-in-law Melissa Alessandrini, grandfather Donald Bugbee Sr_and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is predeceased by his mother, Deborah, grandmother's Dorothy Bugbee, Gertrude Rutty, grandfather Elwin Rutty and uncle Jeffery Rutty.
Donny's legacy will continue on in others through tissue donation.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 5 until 7pm. Burial will take place the following day at 2 pm in Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme. Please visit for photos, tributes, directions, and more service information.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Donald Rutty Memorial Fund, Webster Bank, 7 Halls Rd Old Lyme, CT 06371.