Class Notes

Fletcher Brown ’34 Obituary

March 30, 2012

Fletcher Brown, Class of 1934,  of Falmouth, Maine, passed on March 20. Brown was president of Brown Motors, a Chrysler-Plymouth dealership in Portland, Maine, and later, executive director of the Maine Cancer Education and Research Foundation. At Deerfield, he was on the ski team and went on to Williams College for his BA. He was a ski instructor at Cannon Mt. in New Hampshire before WWII, but from 1941-45, he was a naval airman, serving as a PBY scout pilot in the Pacific and a flight instructor in Jacksonville, Florida. A founding member of the Sugarloaf Ski club, he helped cut the first trail on Sugarloaf and in 2006, he was inducted into the Maine Ski Hall of Fame. He was the longest standing member of the St. Maurice Fish and Game Club near La Tuque, Quebec, where he grew up canoeing and fly fishing. Among his survivors are his wife Charlotte, his four children, including Christopher Brown ’67 and Montague Brown ‘70, and 10 grandchildren.” submitted by Christopher Brown ’67