Dale Edward Miller, 47, Of Darien, Banker

DARIEN, Conn. - Dale Edward Miller of Darien died Thursday, Dec. 5. He was 47.

Dale Edward Miller
Dale Edward Miller Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

Miller was born Aug. 23, 1966, in New York City, son of Carolyn Chase Dale and Ross Arnold Miller. He grew up in Darien, attended the King School in Stamford and graduated from Darien High School in 1985.

After graduating from DHS, he attended Tulane University, where he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. In 1989, he received his bachelor of arts degree in political economy and philosophy from Tulane.

Miller began his career in 1989 at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He joined Credit-Suisse when the bank merged with DLJ in 2000. He was managing director and chief operating officer of Private Banking Americas. He held many positions, including Head of Private Banking Americas Wealth Management Solutions and Head of PB USA's Capital Markets and Investment Products.

He served Darien sports as a coach of youth hockey and girls softball. He volunteered his time and resources to support many institutions, including the Swiss Institute, the NYSE Hearing Board, the Republican Town Committee of Darien, The Game Conservancy USA, and the Town of Darien Firefighters Foundation. He was a member of The Union Club in the City of New York, The Tokeneke Club, Wee Burn Country Club, and The Lyford Cay Club, Nassau Bahamas, and The Society of Mayflower Descendants.

Miller is survived by his wife, Hillary Bachmann Miller; daughter, Amanda Chase Miller; son, Dale Edward Miller Jr.; mother, Carolyn Dale Miller; sister, Victoria (Gregory) Smith; a nephew and a niece; and father-in-law, Thomas Bachmann. He was predeceased by his father, Arnold.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1864 Post Road, Darien.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Miller Fund for the Murphy Institute of Political Economy, Office of Development, P.O. Box 61075, New Orleans, LA 70161-9986 or to The Darien Land Trust, PO Box 1074, Darien, CT 06820.

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