Kathleen Dugan, 70, had been a professor
Dr. Dugan was born April 6, 1941, in New Haven, daughter of the late Raymond and Mildred Welsh Dugan.
Dr. Dugan was a professor of religious studies at the University of San Diego, serving a term as chairman of the department. She retired in 2007 after over 30 years of service and returned to her family homestead in New Milford.
She was a member of the American Academy of Religion.
Dr. Dugan is survived by a sister, Ellen D. Czuchlewski, and her husband, Paul, of Woodside, N.Y.; a nephew, Dr. David Czuchlewski; and a niece, Nora Tamm; a grandnephew, Ryan Tamm; and two grandnieces, Talia and Abigail Czuchlewski.
A spring burial will take place at St. Francis Cemetery in New Milford.
The Lillis Funeral Home in New Milford is in charge of arrangements.