W. Averell Brown
W. Averell Brown died in his home in Hardwick, Vermont on December 18, 2013. He was 85 years old. He is survived by his children Alice and Philip, five grandchildren, and one brother. He moved to Bennington from New York City in 1967. He closed his law practice in 1985 when his wife Esther became the Vicar and later Rector of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Hardwick.