Grant “Red” Brown

In Memorial

June 30, 1925 – Nov 4, 2011
A fun loving, caring man passed away peacefully, after a long struggle. Grant (Red), born in New Brunswick, was a long-time resident of Pitt Meadows. He was a hardworking man, WWII veteran, and later drove a cement truck for Lafarge Concrete. During his time in Pitt Meadows he volunteered many years with the Fire Department. When he retired in 1987, he gave more time to his community, hours to the Pitt Meadows Museum, Heritage Society, and to any neighbour or friend that needed a helping hand. In 1995 he was honoured as Pitt Meadow’s Citizen of the Year. He leaves to mourn his wife, Ellen, son Ted (Sandy), daughter Barbara (Cliff), many grandchildren and great grandchildren. At his request, no service, he would rather have all that knew him to enjoy a good laugh with a friend or love one, or help someone in need. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for all those that helped Dad stay at home, Veterans Affairs, the wonderful Team from Ridge Meadows Home Health, Red Cross, and mostly to Mom.

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  1. Gerri Laseur Willms :

    Dear Red’s family:
    We were so sorry to hear of Red’s passing and offer you all our heartfelt condolences. His was a very good life and he will be sorely missed. We always thought of him as a kind man, a true gentleman and a true citizen and friend of Pitt Meadows. Best regards. Tina Laseur,Cathy Laseur Eggens, John Laseur and Gerri Laseur Willms

  2. Ginny & Dave Duncan :

    To the family of Red Brown

    On behalf of my wife Ginny and I, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of a very generous and kind man. A great loss to his family and Pitt Meadows.

    Our thoughts are with you.

    Dave Duncan

  3. Carol Brown Penney :

    I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Grants’ passing, my thought are with you all.
    Sincerely,
    Carol
    (grand daughter of Ronald and Winnie, daughter of Jim)

  4. I was sorry to hear of Red’s passing. I first met him over 50 years ago when I was just a kid driving gravel truck and I would bump into him at the Coquitlam Lafarge gravel pit. Years later we would be neighbours down the street from one another.My kids all grew up knowing him as “Farmer Brown”, from all the years he hayed the fields behind our house. He always had a smile,a kind word or a story to tell to everyone he met. My condolences to the family——I’m sure he will be missed.
    Bob Galer.

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