Massachusetts native Meghan Raveis, 45, was struck and killed by a car on Friday, June 23, while walking near her home in Fairfield Township, Connecticut, on the 500 block of Reading Road.
Fairfield Township Police said the driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
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As a child born and raised in Springfield, through the love of her family, Meghan developed a character and a variety of skills that would emerge in her later life achievements, According to her obituary.
Her obituary said she was “a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend whose love was felt by those around her”. “She is a model of devotion to family, friends and interests, bringing communities together and providing support to those in need.”
Her survivors are:
her husband Ryan and children Eleanor, Dane and Conor;
parents Maurice and Eileen Cavanaugh of West Yarmouth, Massachusetts;
Brian Cavanaugh, Tatiana, Charlie Cavanaugh, Wes, Drew from Hingham, MA ) and Reese Cavanaugh, their wives and children; and Daniel, Jennifer, Travis, Colton and Gavin Cavanaugh of Hingham, Massachusetts;
Fathers-in-law William and Candy Travis from Naples, Florida;
Laurie Raveis and Dennis Kole are sister and brother-in-law of Bellingham, Washington.
Brother-in-law Chris Raveis and his children Laci, Charlotte and Will are from Rowayton, Connecticut.
Her obituary reads: “She was filled with an intense dedication to whatever she set her mind to.”
She is a member of the National Honor Society and Cathedral High School Massachusetts State Football Championship Team as well as the Massachusetts State All-Star Team.
At Williams College, she continued to excel as a student-athlete, helping lead her football team to the NCAA Division III Final Four and finishing her athletic career with NCAA All-Tournament honors her senior season.
After graduating from Williams College with a degree in psychology in 2000, she worked in the financial services industry, leading teams at State Street Research, Columbia Management, and Legg Mason, Then put all your energy into your family.
Meghan and Ryan, who married in 2005, said in their obituary that their love, born of a college friendship, grew beyond their wildest dreams.
The obituary said that as the children grew up, Meghan began to re-apply her unique life skills and personal attributes to advocate for charitable causes and those in need.
Meghan will provide lunch at the Bridgeport Rescue Corps, support the Adam J. Lewis Home and, most notably, become managing director of the William Travis Charitable Fund, in which she Spearheaded expansion of the fund, delivering 40 regional events in New England and Florida.
“Accomplishing all of this while launching the Raveis Ride + Walk, the largest and most successful event in the company’s history,” her obituary read.
In recognition of these inspiring and selfless efforts, Meghan was named William Raveis Entrepreneur of the Year and was appointed to the Damon Runyon Board of Directors in 2015.
“Meghan lived a wonderful and fulfilling life,” her obituary said. “She humbly touched the lives of countless people, without asking for praise or attention, and her heart was full of family and friendship.
“We will miss her immeasurably, but her presence and memory will always be etched in our hearts.”
“The Fairfield Police Department expresses its condolences to the Travis family and their friends and loved ones during this difficult time,” the Fairfield Police Department said. “This remains an active investigation and we are working to determine the exact circumstances of the incident. reason.”
Meghan’s private funeral will be held for her immediate family and close friends.
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