December 31, 1938 – March 22, 2019
Jack Brown passed away peacefully March 22nd, 2019, at home with his family by his side.
He spent 35 years teaching in the Surrey School district, 27 of those years at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School. He coached many school sports teams over the years and was instrumental in starting girls’ community soccer in South Surrey in the ’70s, and was their Head referee.
Jack served as President of the Surrey Historical Society and Chairman of the Lord Tweedsmuir Alumni Association. He had a passion for history, and created a History of Surrey website www.surreyhistory.ca. The Surrey Historical Society will continue to support his website.
He is so loved by his wife of 57 years, Lynda, daughters Leanne (Greg), Janet, and son Steve (Jill). He cherished his grandchildren Brandon, Lauren, Nathan, Ella, Luke, Grayce and Nyah and said he wished he had more time to watch them grow up.
A Celebration of Jack’s life will be held at 2 pm, on Thursday April 25th at Morgan Creek Golf course. If you so wish, donations can be made to the Jack Brown Memorial History Scholarship c/o Lord Tweedsmuir Alumni Scholarship Association, 6151 180th Street, Surrey, B.C. V3S 4L5. This scholarship will be awarded to a student with an interest in history.