Francis Williams, July 11, 2009

Francis J. “Fran” Williams, chief of the UConn Fire Department, died July 11, 2009.

Williams worked for the Fire Department for nearly 37 years, including 15 years as Fire Chief.

Donations in his memory can be made to The American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691; the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450; the UConn Fire Department, 126 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269-3165; or the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department P.O. Box 911, Hebron, CT 06248.