Joyce P. Brown G’67 died on August 26, 2008, in Brunswick, Maine.
Born in Brunswick, she was a graduate of Brunswick High School, and she received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine and a master’s degree from Bowdoin. She taught as a math teacher at Brunswick High School and was active in the community and the outdoors. President of the Maine Master’s Swim Club, she held state records in her age group and placed fourth in a national Master’s event inTucson,Ariz.With Charlie Butt, she started the Harpswell Summer Swim Program, and she also started the West Harpswell Children’s Swim Program; she headed both groups for more than 20 years.An avid dancer, biker, hiker, and skier, she climbed Mt. Katahdin more than 30 times and was a “Ski Mountain Ambassador” at Sunday River for four years. She was the wife of Keith Brown. She is survived by two sons, Stephen Brown of Lisbon Falls and Timothy Brown of Lantana, Tex.; a daughter, Caroline Ochtera of Bethel; a brother, Bernard Pagurko; a sister, Georgette Miller of Topsfield, Mass; and five grandchildren.