Overdue honor for a life lost in Korea

Selectman Christian Allyn proudly posed with his brother, Marine Josh Allyn. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

NORTH CANAAN — The parade route through the town center was lined with children waving flags, dogs large and small, families sitting together on the roadside in folding chairs or perched in vintage Jeep Willys or on the tailgates of their pickup trucks. 

The biggest crowd congregated around the Doughboy monument, where the parade eventually ended (after beginning in the parking lot of Town Hall and processing along a few residential side streets and then onto Route 7). 

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