Kevin M. Dunn, a former Darien Fire chief and longtime Darien resident, died Tuesday, June 12, in Wakefield, R.I. He was 69.

Born April 11, 1943, in Stamford, he was the son of the late Joseph F. Dunn and Helen Gaffney Dunn

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Chief Dunn was a member of the Darien Fire Department, serving as chief from 1973-74.  “He had a passion in rebuilding old cars as well as car racing,” his family said.

He is survived by his sisters, Carole Dunn Tyler of Darien, Janet D. Murphy and her husband Frank Murphy of Norwalk;  two nephews, William H. Tyler and his wife Denise, and Daniel C. Tyler and his wife Colleen; two nieces, Amy Tyler Capozzoli and her husband Robert C., and Kara Murphy; and several great nephews and nieces.

Calling hours are Sunday, June 17, from 2-6, at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, June 18, at 10, at St. John’s R.C. Church, 1986 Post Road. Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Ave., Norwalk CT 06854.