DAVID M. SHEA, a legal scholar and former Connecticut State Supreme Court Justice, died July 22, 2003 at age 81. He received his degree with honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After receiving a law degree from Yale Law School, he practiced law in Hartford, Conn., until being nominated to the state Supreme Court in 1981. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary Sasseen Shea, eight children, and 11 grandchildren.