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Honorable David N. Theis Memorial Bridge Dedication

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A fine man, a devoted Greenwich resident, and a patriotic American was honored and remembered today as the bridge which spans the Mianus River on the Boston Post Road was named the “Honorable David N. Theis Memorial Bridge.”  

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At a ceremony attended by over 300, the flags which he personally arranged to be flown on the bridge annually from Memorial Day through Labor Day proudly waved — as a large flag flew from a Greenwich Fire Department ladder truck.  

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Fred Camillo, who was critical in the effort to name the bridge, referred to David Theis as “Cos Cob’s Favorite Son.”  Kerrin Coyle, David’s longtime partner, said, “Having this is a true honor and I’m so happy for all the people who made this happen.  He deserved it so much.  He was a man who loved giving back.”  David died suddenly last December and the bridge ceremony took place on what would have been his 66th birthday.

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Above, the Greenwich Police Honor Guard presents the colors as Kerrin Coyle, David’s partner,  and Ginny Theis, David’s sister, watch the  ceremony naming the bridge.

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Representative Fred Camillo is joined by former Greenwich Police Detective Jimmy Hirsch and former State Representative David Scribner.  An open reception followed at the St. Lawrence Society.

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