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May 26, 1931 - January 24, 2014
Delores Brown passed away January 24th at Community Hospital with her daughter and granddaughter by her side.
A celebration of her life will take place 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 29th, at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Delores was an alumni of San Fransico State college. It was during this time she met the love of her life, they were married soon after. Her husbands work moved her across the country often during his career, she worked as an Executive Assistant in publishing during her time in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Retirement came and they settled joyously into the Grand Junction community. Delores volunteered at Community Hospital for 18 years, spent as much time golfing as possible - joining the Tiara Rado ladies league, and attending the symphony.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Ralph Brown. Delores is survived in death by her sister, Barbra Dixon (Dean); daughter, Lorna Jones-Marcordes (Steve); nephew, Rod Dixon (Renee); niece, Val Barth (Pete); grandchildren, Bryan Jones, Allison Riccio, and Michelle Dyer (Aaron); as well as eight great-grandchildren, Julia, Anthony, Lawrence, Dylan, Jaiden, Klayten, Lillian and Mason.
Her memory, inquisitive spirit and phenomenal vocabulary will live on.
Published in The Daily Sentinel on Jan. 28, 2014