Gordon Whittier Brown passed away at 95 at the end of a long and happy life. He loved and treasured his family, and beyond his 45-year career as a chemical engineer, was a true renaissance man as an accomplished landscape designer and gardener, arts lover, woodworker, and advocate for a just and equitable world.
Gordon was born in San Diego, California on December 15,1926 to parents Harry and Ruth Brown. He served in the Navy and graduated from University of Southern California. Gordon and June and their two youngest daughters moved to Colorado in 1977.
Gordon is survived by wife June, daughters Bonnie Bird and husband Randy Bird, Pam Glanville, and husband Randy Glanville, daughter-in-law Jean Brown, son-in-law Jim Wick, eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Gordon was preceded in death by his son Stewart Brown, daughter Cindy Wick, and sister, Annette Hamm.
Family members, friends and neighbors will be invited to an informal celebration of life at June’s 96th birthday party on November 19, 2022.