Town helps Richard Bayrd celebrate 92 years...

Apr 9, 2021 by

A BIRTHDAY BANNER signed by hundreds of well-wishers was presented to Richard Bayrd in front of his Yale Avenue home by his daughter Deb Bayrd and his grandson David Bayrd. (Mark Sardella Photo) By MARK SARDELLA WAKEFIELD — The town turned out in force yesterday afternoon to help one of its most respected citizens celebrate his 92nd birthday. Richard Bayrd stood with family and friends outside his Yale Avenue home and waved as a long line of vehicles, including police cars, fire engines, DPW trucks, passenger cars and pickup rucks drove by with lights flashing, sirens blaring and horns honking. Many neighbors and friends also stopped by to offer birthday wishes. A lifelong Wakefield resident, Richard Bayrd has done his share and more to serve his hometown. He was a member of the Zoning...

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