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Journalist Who Embraced Life With Gusto

Jazz, theater, baseball, well-cooked food, great writing, red wine: Ron Georgeff embraced them all the way he embraced life, with gusto, good taste and sensitivity — and an eye for a bargain.

He made friends and kept them for life, and cultivated a special relationship with each one: the person with whom he shared a Spanish paella, a concert at the Artists Collective or a Rock Cats game.

A journalist to the core, Georgeff could spot a cliché, make sense of a tangled paragraph and write a clever headline. Not even his minister escaped; Georgeff gave the parish newsletter a red-lined markup.

Ronald V. Georgeff of Wethersfield died Feb. 7 of respiratory problems...