His wife and family regret to announce that Professor Gerald E. Brown
(Gerry) passed away on May 31st, 2013, in New York. Dr. Brown was a
Distinguished Professor of Physics at SUNY Stony Brook, and a member
of the National Academy of Sciences. His Wikipedia page
has a nice summary of his career.
Gerry is survived by his wife, four natural children, his ex-wife, two
step-children, and seven grandchildren, as well as several hundred
Ceremony and memorial
On Wednesday, June 5th, we will have an open casket viewing 2-4 pm and
6-8 pm, followed by a brief service at 8pm, at Bryant Funeral Home, 411 Old Town
Road, East Setauket, NY 11733. The phone number for the Bryant
Funeral Home is (631) 473-0082.
On Saturday, June 8th, we will hold a memorial
gathering for Gerry from 1-6pm at Gerry and Betty's house:
24 Cemetery Lane
Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. Please bring your
memories of Gerry!
East Setauket, NY
If you have a favorite photo or memory of Gerry, we'd love to
have it to display at the memorial and open house. Please feel free
to send it to us via e-mail.
If you are coming from out of town, please see
Gifts and donations: The Gerry Brown Endowed Fund
The family requests that gifts in honor and memory of Gerry Brown be
made in support of the
Gerald Brown Endowed Fund for Excellence in Physics & Astronomy.
Tax deductible checks payable to the Stony Brook Foundation should be
sent c/o College of Arts & Sciences, E3320 Melville Library, Stony
Brook, NY 11794-3391.
For your convenience gifts can also be made online at
www.sunysb.edu/giving by typing Gerald Brown in the "Stony Brook Fund" box.
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