Randall H. Gifford Jr., 90

Randall H. Gifford Jr., co-founder of Giffords Ice Cream, passed away last week at the age of 90.

In 1954, Randall and Audrey purchased a dairy (milk business) in Forestville, Conn. Later, it became R.H. Gifford Dairy & Sons. In 1971, the Gifford’s moved to Farmington, where they owned and operated Gifford’s Dairy, Inc., and founded Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream in Skowhegan.