Thomas Cannon (Tom), age 97, died peacefully on August 22 at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend after a brief illness. Tom was a longtime resident of Darien, Connecticut before retiring to Grafton, Vermont.
Tom was born in Salina, Kansas on August 11, 1921 to John Cannon and Dorothy Cannon. He was raised in Wichita, Kansas and graduated from the University of Wichita in 1943. He served in the 69th Division of the US Army during World War II and the occupation of Berlin. He was discharged in 1946 at the rank of Major.