Richard Byrd Sullivan, 81, of Manhasset on Jan. 16, 2009. Devoted husband of Evelyn (nee Gardella) for 56 years. Loving father of Lisa Twomey, Beth Sullivan and Nancy Holweger, cherished Poppy of Katie and Kristin Twomey and Matthew and Jillian Holweger. Born in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, graduate of Boston Latin High School and Dartmouth College, World War II Navy Veteran who served on the USS Leyte, retired marine insurance broker of Marsh & McLennan, Inc. Funeral arrangements are private. Donations in his name may be made to Hospice Care Network for the Hospice Inn, 99 Sunnyside Blvd., Woodbury, NY 11797.