CHARLES J. DAYTON, M.D., who practiced medicine in Cheshire, Conn., for more than 40 years, died Mar. 31, 2003 at age 81. A member of Phi Sigma Kappa, he received a medical degree from Temple University. He was a U.S. Army veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Thomas Dayton, 11 children, 13 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.