Tuesday, April 23, 2024


Philip M. Brown, 60

Philip Martin Brown, 60, of Redding died March 24 in Norwalk Hospital after a brief illness. He was 60.

Born Sept. 15, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pa., he has been a resident of Redding for the past seven years. He is a former teacher in Glastonbury and school administrator in Southbury, in North Haven, in Eastchester, N.Y., and in Cos Cob.

A 1972 graduate of the University of Maryland, he and received his master’s degree from the University of Hartford and did post graduate work toward his Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut.

Brown is a member of the National Association of Elementary School Principals and a former member of ASCD, an Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

He was a collector of antiques and an amateur artist.  He was loved by his family, his former colleagues, his former staff members and his students.

Survivors include his life partner, Rex Jones of Redding, principal of Westport’s Long Lots Elementary School, two sons, Christopher S. Brown and his wife Jennifer of Middletown, Adam K. Brown and his wife Tiffany of Bronx, N.Y., his mother, Lena I. Aleksandrowicz of Sandwich, Mass., his sister, Carol Miller of Pensacola, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, April 16 at 4 p.m. in the Southport Congregational Church, 524 Pequot Ave., Southport. 

In lieu of sending flowers, please consider making a donation to the Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders, Temple Medical Building, 60 Temple St., 8th Floor, New Haven, CT 06150.

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