Arthur L Brown
Sept. 15, 1929-Oct. 25, 2013
Resident of Santa Cruz
Arthur LaGrone Brown passed away October 25, 2013 at the age of 84. Born in St. Paul MN, September 15, 1929 to Arthur Peter and Louise Adelaide Brown. Arthur moved to Marin City, California in 1943 with family, where his father worked in the shipyards during World War II
Arthur attended Tamalpais High School and Marin JC. Joined the United States Army
after college, served during Korean War
conflict as a Military Policeman. After the Army he worked at Tamalpais high school, then worked for the San Francisco Housing Authority as a housing project manager until he retired. He was an active member of the free Masons and the Eagles' social clubs.
Arthur is survived by his sister Arty Lou Richardson of Petaluma; children, Jimmie Brown of Santa Cruz, Terrie Slaughter of Wylie, TX, Kipchogi Brown and Lynne Williams of Richmond; grandchildren Erica and Kelsey McLain, Kiran Brown, and Junnifer Chisholm; three great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded by his parents and son Kelly Brown.
A memorial service will be held at Benito & Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel, 1050 Cayuga St., Santa Cruz, CA. on Thursday October 31, 2013 at 2:00 pm. A private inurnment will follow at Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery in San Rafael, CA. Please visit www.pacificgardenschapel.com
to light a candle or express your condolences to Arthur's family.