Passed away on March 5, 2022, at the age of 76. Predeceased by his parents, Donald and Mary [Guido] Brown; father-in-law, Douglas R. Boyd; and brother, Donald Brown. Survived by his loving wife, Patricia “Patty” [Boyd] Brown; beloved children, Eric (Alice Webb) Brown, Lisa Brown, Katie (Chris Mykins) Brown and Matthew (Dee Benoit) Brown; cherished grandchildren, Doug (Brittany) Schultz, Dillon Schultz, Josh (fiancée Amy Schwartz) Brown and his special little girl Emjay Mykins; mother-in-law, Lois Boyd; sister-in-law, Carolee (Ernest) Brodie; brother-in-law, Stephen Boyd; his four-legged friend, Mandy; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Doug was a Professor and Director Emeritus at Monroe Community College and distinguished Marksman in the US Army Reserve. Doug devoted his nearly 30 year career at MCC to the Student Center, leading numerous campus enhancements to improve the experience of his students, developing community service and leadership programs and teaching in the Health and Physical Education department. Prior to MCC, Doug was Director of the Town of Ontario Parks & Rec Department, City of Rochester Bureau of Recreation, and Rochester City School District. As a member of the USAR 98th Division, Doug was a DCST Training Instructor, ensuring reservists could be proficient in using their firearms in combat.
Friends may call on THURSDAY March 17th from 4 – 7 PM at Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. (3325 Winton Road South).
Doug’s Funeral Service will take place on FRIDAY March 18th at 11 AM in The Interfaith Chapel of the funeral home.
Procession to follow to Ascension Garden.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vietnam Veterans of America (CLICK HERE to donate online) or The Salvation Army (CLICK HERE to donate online) in Doug’s memory.