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Ronald William BROWN

Ronald William Brown fixed 040319 onlineRonald William BROWN, born April 9, 1926 in Teulon, Manitoba, Canada passed away on March 15th, 2019 in Moraga, CA at age 92. Ronald was raised on a 320-acre grain farm in Teulon, which he took over from his parents when he married his high school sweetheart, Frances, at age 21. The two started their family there, and 10 years later, sold the farm and moved to northern California with three young children. They lived in Palo Alto and Mountain View, where they added two more children, before eventually settling in Los Altos. Ronald and Frances owned and operated property rental businesses in the Bay Area for nearly 35 years, until her passing in 1992. In his later years, Ronald enjoyed golfing, traveling and spending time in Sunriver OR and Tucson AZ.

Ronald is survived by his children Muriel, Kenneth, Dianne, Joyce, Neil, five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 44 years, Frances H. Brown, his long-time companion, Harriet Freeman, his sister Olive Kolb and his brother Harold Brown. Private family services were held graveside in Palo Alto CA.

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