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Alfred J. "Big Al" Daigle

January 10, 1961 ~ February 13, 2018 (age 57)
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Marlborough- Alfred J. “Big Al” Daigle, 57, of Marlborough died Tuesday February 13, 2018 at UMASS Medical Center after suffering a stroke.  He was born in New Brunswick, Canada the son of Norbert J. and Norma M. (Landry) Daigle and moved to Massachusetts in 1962. He was raised and educated in Waltham, a graduate of Waltham High School Class of 1979.  He worked at Delta Projects in Dedham and Needham for 27 years and previously was employed at Walter E. Fernald Developmental Center in Waltham for 12 years. Big Al enjoyed arranging and growing flowers, interior and exterior design, Marilyn Monroe, live music, vacationing in Provincetown and was a proud member of the LGBTQ community. He would design incredible Halloween displays each year at his home that were so amazing people came from near and far just to enjoy them. He was always the life of the party! He will be remembered for the kind, generous compassionate man that he was.  Forever going out his way to help others, whether he knew them or not.  He leaves his parents, Norbert “Bert” and Norma “Daigle of Marlborough with whom he lived, and his dog Chi Chi LaRue all of Marlborough. He also leaves many cousins, aunts, uncles and close friends.

Calling hours will be held Friday February 16 from 5-8 p.m. in the Fitzgerald & Collins Funeral Home (, 378 Lincoln Street, Marlborough. A Celebration of his Life will be held Saturday February 17 at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home.  Following cremation, burial will be held in Canada. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong

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