(Charles) Allen Brown
December 30, 1953-March 17, 2013
Allen Brown exercised his right under the Oregon Death With Dignity Act to close his battle with cancer. As a long-time supporter of this option, he was proud and grateful to live in a state that allowed him to meet dying on his own terms. He was surrounded by many friends. He was an atheist to the end.
Allen was born in St. Louis, MO, to Don and Mary Brown, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded by his older brother Donald. He moved to Southern California at a young age, spending most of his youth in Oxnard, CA. His parents instilled in him a lifelong love of learni