Jeffrey H. Quinn “Quinny”, born March 16th, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona passed away February 27th, 2009 at his residence for the last nine years, in Danbury, CT. Jeffrey is the son of Angelee Quinn of Phoenix and his late father, Jack D. Harrington. Surviving is a sister, Donna Rae Morrison and Husband Chad of California; a brother, James C. Quinn of Phoenix and a sister-in-law, Deidre Quinn also from Phoenix; a nephew and niece Matthew and Sarah Zimmer of California and a niece and nephew, Jaime and Justin Quinn of Phoenix, AZ. A dear and close friend, Michele Bates and her two children Samantha and Jessica, of White Plains, NY. Jeff attended Squaw Peak Elementary School District 1968-1976; Camelback High School 1976-1980 and received a golf scholarship to Scottsdale Community College 1981-1982. Jeff’s playing record in AZ was very impressionable. Junior Golf: ranked one of the top Junior Players 1976-1978. Camelback High School Varsity Golf Team: ranked most improved player 1976; ranked most valuable player of the year 1977. Scottsdale Community College: ranked 2nd top player 1981; placed 5th in top 50 individual players 1981; Team Captain 1982. He also played in several mini tours 1983-1984 finishing in the top ten. He was a golf professional at several golf clubs here in Arizona; Continental Country Club, Flagstaff, AZ; Arizona Biltmore Country Club, Phoenix, AZ and Phoenix Country Club, Phoenix, AZ. A resident of Danbury, CT the past nine years, he was a golf professional at Rockrimmon Country Club, CT, Mahopac Golf Club, NY, Ridgefield Golf Club, CT, Salem Golf Club, NY, where he was the current teaching professional; teaching juniors the game of golf. This was his passion and career. When he wasn’t teaching or playing golf, his passion turned to riding his Harley and was a member of the Danbury Hogs; well-known for all their charity work. A celebration of life service will take place on Saturday, April 4th, 2009 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road at 2:00 pm. Following the Service, the family will receive friends at their home. In lieu of flowers, please send a contribution in Jeff’s memory to the SWSPGA Foundation/Jeff Quinn, 10685 N. 69th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.
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