Byron "Skip" Brand, born October 29, 1929, passed away peacefully in Dade City, Florida on November 14, 2012. Skip is survived by his sons, Byron "Kip" ( Carol) Brand, Eric (Teresa) Brand, Mark Brand, and Paul Brand; sister Carol (Palmer) Hipps; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Skip was predeceased by his wife Jacqueline (Ann) Brand; mother, Elsa Moderson and daughter-in-law Virginia Brand. A memorial service will be held at the Recreation Bowl in Mount Clemens, Mich. on Saturday, December 1 2012 from 1-4 p.m. The family asks that in lieu of flowers a donation to any Hospice be made in Skip's name.