Al Beasley: activist doctor Lynn U . Miller for WestportNow.com
Al Beasley of Westport, a retired pediatrician who championed numerous causes as a dedicated activist in the field of human rights and influenced generations of Westporters, died June 15 at Norwalk Hospital. He was 98.
He had suffered a fall two weeks ago.
He was a practicing doctor for more than 50 years. He was co-founder of Willows Pediatrics; associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine, and an emeritus staff member at Norwalk Hospital.
Survivors include his son Scott, and daughter Jean. He was predeceased by his first wife, Dr. Jean Beasley, and his second wife, Janet Beasley. (Full obituary to come.)