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Brown-Wynne Funeral Home & Crematory

300 Saint Mary's Street, Raleigh, NC

OBITUARY

Geoffrey "Geoff" Stewart Brown

October 6, 1960August 29, 2019

Geoff Brown, 58, died on Thursday, August 29, 2019 in Raleigh, NC. He graduated from Carleton University in 1984 with a degree in Computer Science with highest honors. Geoff was born on October 6, 1960 to James and Jacqueline Brown in Montreal, Quebec but grew up in Ottawa, Ontario.

Geoff loved all things; traveling, history, family, people, dogs, flyball, hockey, sailing, bagpipes, skiing...but most of all he loved telling stories about his adventures and making us all laugh with him. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Amanda (nee Miller); his sister, Laurie (Ken); brother, Mitch (Heidi); father-in-law, Keith Miller; sister-in-law, Diana (Joe); brother-in-law, John (Carolyne); and nieces and nephews, Natalie, Dylan, Kenzie, Kelsey, Alex, Bella and Lily; and his 8 beloved dogs.

A celebration of Geoff's life will be held on Saturday, September 14th at 1:00 pm at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC. The family will receive friends following the service at Brown-Wynne.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to help support Geoff's friend, Angela Castro, in her battle against cancer, c/o Amanda Brown.

Arrangements by Brown-Wynne Funeral Home & Crematory, 300 Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC, (919) 828-4311.

  • DONATIONS

  • Memorial donations may be made to help support Geoff's friend, Angela Castro, in her battle against cancer, c/o Amanda Brown.

Services

  • A celebration of Geoff's life, with visitation time to follow Saturday, September 14, 2019

Memories

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Suzette McFarlane

September 14, 2019

We lived so far apart but you where always on my mind .
So enjoyed when you stayed at my house.
I will never forget you. RIP my good friend. 💕

Dawn Sullivan-Relling

September 14, 2019

I think I can honestly say that I've never known another human being that was as generally well liked as Geoff. It didn't matter if you only saw him a few times a year or every day, he liked everyone equally and treated you that way. Billy was right, only the good die young. You are missed, my friend. ❤️

Hope Pflaum

September 13, 2019

Geoff was a very special and truly unique person. He was thoughtful, kind, curious and witty. Geoff always knew how to brighten your day and worked at making others smile. I will always remember the joy he brought to others and the incredible love and dedication he showed to Amanda. Rest In Peace dear friend.

Michelle Foglia

September 4, 2019

The few times I had the pleasure of meeting Geoff, I was struck by his quick wit, humor and vast knowledge on so many topics! He was a joy to spend time with! I know he will be deeply missed by many. I also remember one day standing in my front yard and seeing down the street, what I assumed to be a kid, in a baseball cap, flying a remote control plane, so excited and loving every minute of it... well that was Geoff.... a kid at heart! Made me smile! Godspeed Geoff!

Diane Lewis

September 3, 2019

There are so many memories of Geoff... all bring a smile to my face... as that’s what Geoff did best... make people smile and laugh ( even at themselves). Geoff had a few funny stories he told about me... but I didn’t care to be the topic of his story as the way he told it even in my presence made me laugh every time.

He had a heart of gold... my deepest and most sincere condolences to Amanda and his family. My love and prayers go out to you all. Love is something that never ends... hold tight to the love you shared with him.

Gail D'Avolio

September 3, 2019

I will always cherish the time I spent picking out a puppy from the Kohl Target litter. Geoff and Amanda were such welcoming hosts. I loved following along in all your adventures. The world is a little less bright now that his smiling face is gone but never forgotten.

Mauricio Britva

September 3, 2019

So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers with you and family at this moment. Great judge, great guy, always fair and friendly.
Hugs, Mo (BR)

Deb Thompson

September 3, 2019

I will always remember how kind Geoff was when I played flyball with DogGoneFast. He helped me teach flyball at Sir Walter Raleigh Dog Training Club. We were all still learning and the class should have been a disaster but Geoff made it fun. I remember both of you (and your pups) very fondly.

Sobe Grove

September 3, 2019

I will always remember my early Flyball days as a Chattanooga Chomp Flyball GSP and you judging the tournaments!! Know you are the greatest and will be missed... Rest In Peace, Dear Friend...
Dearest Amanda, we are sending to you our condolences, prayers and lots of love...
Woof.. Woof.. Sobe Grove & Family
🐾❤️🐾🎾🐾💔🐾

Mehgan Jonea

September 3, 2019

Geoff, remember when I left my insulin pump in your lane? ...and then when Gracie got all nervous with the video cameras in her face and stopped mid run to poop ON the box, in your lane, on tv? 🤣

Miss you my friend!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY