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George T. Bristol III, 67

George Treat Bristol III of Tujunga, Calif., a former Westport resident, died Nov. 12 at home of heart failure. He was 67. Image
George Bristol: former Westporter.  Contributed photo

He was the husband of Toni (Shpuntoff) Bristol and owner and president of Expansion Ventures Inc. of Montrose, Calif. The company provides consultation services for periodontists, a dental specialty.

He was born April 20, 1949 in New York City, the son of the late George T. Bristol Jr. and Marjorie (Macon) Bristol of Westport. He grew up in Westport and was a graduate of Staples High School. He attended Clark University before relocating to California.

In addition to his wife of 36 years, he is survived by a son Thomas Bristol and his wife Jamie (Wilson) Bristol of Glendale, Calif.; a brother, Ned Bristol of Wrentham, Mass.; three sisters, Kathleen Federico of Norwalk, Patricia May of Medina, Wash., and Elizabeth Callahan of Wilton; two grandchildren, one nephew and six nieces.

He was devoted to his family, dedicated to the study and practice of religious philosophy and an avid writer of children’s stories and science fiction adventures.

Services were held in Pasadena, Calif.. on Nov. 19. A private ash-scattering committal service will be held in Westport at a later date.

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