Michael J. Blackburn WALLINGFORD — Michael Joseph Blackburn, 55, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. He was born May 15, 1965, in Kentfield, California, the son of William John Blackburn and Mabel "Sandy" (Nash), and grew up in Mill Valley, California. He worked at HP Cummings Construction for 20 years, including as superintendent and at the RRMC construction site. Mr. Blackburn enjoyed hiking, camping, as well as scuba diving, swimming and fishing. Survivors include his mother, a brother, William "BJ" Blackburn, a niece and nephew, all of California. He was predeceased by his father. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region, Rutland Regional Ambulance and RRMC Palliative Care.