Lawrence R. Fuller, 80, of Danbury, husband of the late Beatrice (Miller) Fuller, died Nov. 18, 2009, at Danbury Hospital.

He was born Aug. 18, 1929, in Danbury, son of the late Charles Fuller and Mary (Parille) Gaudioso.

Mr. Fuller retired as a staff sergeant from the United States Marine Corps after 20 years of service. He served during the Korean and Vietnam wars.

He was a member of the Marine Corps Association.

Mr. Fuller went on to work for Grossman's Lumber for more than five years.

Mr. Fuller is survived by a son, Mark Fuller, and his wife, Betty, of St. Louis, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Patricia Blanchard, of Danbury; a stepson, Paul Blanchard, and his wife, Cathy, of New Milford; a sister, Patricia Fecarotta, and her husband, Joseph, of Danbury; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Cremation will take place at the direction of the family. There are no formal services.

The Cornell Memorial Home of Danbury is in charge of arrangements.