Wayne E. Baird, 63, of Newark, Delaware, passed away on April 19, 2018 surrounded by his family.
He was born in Darby, Pennsylvania, to the late Mary Copley Burgy and the late Richard Burgy Sr. He graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1972, Pierce Junior College in 1981, and Wilmington College in 1994. He was a Senior Engineer at FICO. He loved his family, golf, poker nights, a good IPA, Rocky, and the 2018 Super Bowl Champions, the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wayne is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years Linda Baird; daughters, Stephanie Sand (Andrew), Jennifer Dodge (Christopher), and Kimberly Bruno (Michael); grandchildren, Owen and Henley; stepsisters Sandra Deasey and Beverly Brennan; stepbrother, Richard Burgy Jr.; and brother, David Baird.
The family would like to extend their utmost gratitude to Drs. Michael Lankiewicz and Daniel Landsburg and staff; the 6B nurses at Christiana Hospital; and Delaware Hospice.
Friends may call on Saturday April 21, 2018 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a memorial service will begin at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family invites donations in Wayne's name to the Dream Foundation (www.dreamfoundation.org)