Service Schedule and Obituaries

Robert C. Brown, 79, of Danbury, formerly of Westchester County, NY died on Saturday,
August 2, 2008 at Danbury Hospital.

He was the husband of Karen (Baer) Brown.

Mr. Brown was born in Portland, Oregon, December 29, 1928, son of Cecil and Louise (Leaming) Brown of Klamath Falls, Oregon.  Bob graduated from Klamath Falls High School, attended the University of Oregon and graduated from Reed College with a B.A. in Chemistry.  He later attended George Washington University Law School and graduated from the University of Southern California School of Law.

As a law student at George Washington University, Bob became a patent examiner.  While at Southern California, he was employed with Aero Jet General. 
In 1967, Mr. Brown moved from Arcadia, California to Westchester County, NY to begin his 40 year career as an Intellectual Property Attorney and Group Patent Attorney with Union Carbide Corporation.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Masonic Lodge.

A resident of Danbury since 1982 coming from Westchester County, NY, he was a member
of the Men’s Club of Danbury and the Luncheon Discussion Group.  He was also a member of the
Reed College Alumni Association and a member of the California, New York and Connecticut
Bar Associations.

In addition to his wife Karen, Mr. Brown is survived by five sons; Jay Brown of Cary, NC,
Randall Brown and his wife Brianna of Dallas, TX, Kevin Brown and his wife Kathryn of
Manlius, NY, Kevin Hoover and his wife Susan of Crozet, VA and Kenley Hoover
and his wife Kimi of Bethesda, MD, a sister, Betty Bruner of Klamath Falls, Oregon,
thirteen grandchildren; Hannah, Sarah, Matthew, Allison, Emily, Georgia, Olivia,
Charlotte and Pipa Brown, Kenley, Tyler, Anna and Carolyn Hoover, and two nieces,
Heather Coats and Heidi Lawrence.

A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, August 30th at 3PM in the Kane
Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield.

Interrment will take place at the direction of the family.
The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home at the hour of the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society, Suite 159,
372 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897 would be appreciated.

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