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Friday February 9, 2018

RONALD WILLIAM BROWN
Passed away suddenly on December 30, 2017 at home at the age of 78. Born October 24, 1939 in Montréal, Québec, to the late Phyllis Gordon (Fahrni) Brown and the late Ronald Murdoch Brown. Predeceased by his step-mother, Norma (Gee) Brown; and younger brother, Gordon Fahrni Brown; Ron is survived by his sisters, Susan Kett and Karen Rydant (Al); sisters-in-law, Orshy Mulqueen Brown and Louise (Lavallée) Brown; nieces, Angela, Alanna, Kimberly (Romeo), Erin (Dave) and Tara (Ron); and nephew, Richard (Terrie). Grand-nephews, Daniel, Mathieu, Jesse and Calvin; and grand-nieces, Jaelyn and Abigail. Ron was a spiritual man with a great love of music, travel and languages. He took piano from an early age. Ron attended St. George's School and played the organ daily for morning chapel. He spent hours gardening and taking care of the grounds at First Baptist Church for many years. A kind, generous and caring man, he was an inspiration to his family and to his many friends. He spent summers in Ontario, visiting family and teaching ESL to new Canadians.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 969 Burrard St., Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y1. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to a charity of your choice.


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