Michael Dean Brown (1946 - 2018)

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Michael D. Brown

March 23, 1946 - July 17, 2018

Mike Brown of Eugene, Oregon passed away on July 17. 2018 at the age of 72 from lung cancer. His wife Reita was by his side. He enjoyed road trips on his Harley motorcycle, camping and traveling with his loving wife, Reita.

He worked as a contractor for many years and part of that time he lived in Alaska and built many homes up there. He loved Alaska and he loved telling stories of his life and adventures while living there.

He met the love of his life and soul mate, Reita, in September of 1979 and they married on July 21, 1984.

He is survived by his wife Reita of Eugene, his daughter Michelle of Anchorage, Alaska and 3 stepchildren - Arlene Ovens of Salem, Oregon; Debbie Binford and Leroy Bates of Springfield, Oregon. He has 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. He loved his family very much and will be greatly missed.

Michael's Memorial Service will take place on August 11th, at 1:00 p.m. at the Rose Gardens in Eugene, Oregon, under the Heritage Tree where he and Reita were married.

Published in Eugene Register-Guard on July 29, 2018