Cameron Brown

iconphotoCameron Brown of Lake Forest died at home on Thursday, March 7th with his wife Jean and family at his side. Born in Chicago on Sept 29, 1914, he was the eldest son of George F. and Irene (nee Larmon) Brown. Cameron graduated from New Trier High School and the University of Illinois, where he was president of the Student Senate. He served with the army in Europe during WWII and retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel. A leader in the reinsurance industry, Mr. Brown served on the board of the National Association of Independent Insurers for many years, was head of Lloyd's Brokers Assn. in the US, and was also an underwriter at Lloyds's of London. He served as President of Planned Parenthood of Chicago, and later on its national board. After retirement he was on the board of the MS Society and also contributed time to other charities. During his long life he visited over 200 countries and territories, travelling around the world over seven times. He is survived by his wife Jean, their daughter Sophie Twichell, and his daughter Debrah Berger and son Reid Brown, and stepdaughters Phyllis W. Gotsis, Paula Werlein Jurisson, and Leila W. Adamoski. A celebration of his life will be held at Shoreacres Club, Lake Bluff, on Thursday March 14th at 11:00 AM, with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Planned Parenthood of Illinois, 18 S. Michigan Ave, 6th floor, Chicago IL 60603, or Lake Forest Open Lands Assn, 350 N. Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest IL 60045.

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Mar. 11, 2013