Duane Brown
Duane Brown
  • April 23, 1963 - June 11, 2016
  • Stoughton, Massachusetts

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Duane Brown, age 53, of Stoughton, passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Brigham and Women's Hospital unexpectedly. He was the longtime partner of Robert F. McDonald, Jr.

Born in New Bedford, a son of Barbara (Waite) Brown of Acushnet and the late Roy Brown, he lived in Roslindale for several years before moving to Stoughton in 2012.

A graduate of New Bedford High School, class of 1981, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Vermont. While in High School he was a member of their swim team.

Duane worked at Nova Biomedical in Waltham for many years. An avid sun worshiper he loved warmth, the ocean, the sand, the beach and travel. He loved football and was passionate about the Patriots and enjoyed bowling in his younger years. He was also an avid foodie and loved high end restaurants, technology and gadgets.

In addition to his partner and mother, he is survived by one sister, Donna Brown of New Bedford and two nephews, A.J. and Jamie Brown. He was brother of the late Roy Brown, Jr.

His Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Relatives and friends invited. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., #102, Wellesley, MA 02481.

For online tributes or directions please visit: www.waring-sullivan.com