Jeffrey Brown, 1968-2009
Vail, CO Colorado
A memorial mass for Jeffrey John Brown, 41, of Boulder, will be celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Friday at St. Gabriel Church, 9925 Johnnycake Ridge Road, Concord Township, Ohio.
Jeffrey died Sept. 17 in Boulder. He was born Jan. 17, 1968 in Willoughby, Ohio, and grew up in Mentor. Jeff fell in love with Colorado in 1992 and became an avid outdoor sports enthusiast. He also traveled the world visiting exotic places such as Thailand, New Zealand and Egypt. He lived primarily in Vail and Boulder over the past 17 years.
He is survived by his parents, George M. II and Kathleen A. (Cull) Brown, of Concord Township; brother George M. III “Mickey” (Victoria) Brown, of University Heights, Ohio; nephews George and Samuel Brown; nieces: Tori and Carly Brown; and life partner Julienne Stroeve and her children, Indea and Eli Stroeve.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents George Brown and Geneva Brown Krauss, and John and Eleanor Cull
The family will receive friends 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday at the church.
Inurnment will be held at St. Mary Cemetery, Orwell, Ohio.
Contributions may be made in memory of Jeffrey John Brown to paradoxsports.org (helping the disabled community access human-powered outdoor sports) or to accessfund.org (national advocacy group that opens and retains U.S. climbing areas).