Obituaries

Obituaries

Jason Alan Brown 1973 - 2007 Kansas City, Mo.

Leawood - A celebration of life for Jason Alan Brown, 33, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Ave., Leawood.Mr. Brown died suddenly Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at his home.He was born Dec. 5, 1973, in Lake Forest, Ill., the son of Myron and Nancy Brown. He graduated from Blue Valley High School in 1992 and earned Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Business Administration degrees from Kansas University. Mr. Brown was a member of the 1991 Blue Valley Tigers state championship football team and became a freshman starter at defensive end for KU, before his football career was cut short by injuries.Survivors include his parents; his wife, Lynn Williamson Brown; a daughter, Marli Marie Brown; a brother, Derek and wife Gretchen; his wife's parents, Bud and Susan Williamson; a sister-in-law, Lisa Ives; and a nephew, Owen.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at John Wesley Chapel at the church.The family suggests memorials to the Jason Brown Memorial Fund, for a sculpture, sent in care of Blue Valley Recreation Commission, 6545 W. 151st, Overland Park 66223.McGilley State Line Chapel in Kansas City, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.