Dr. S. Mack Brown - age: 82
(July 21, 1934 to February 25, 2017
Dr. S. Mack Brown died peacefully at his residence on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Born in Los Angeles on July 21, 1934, Mack graduated from the University of Southern California and the Los Angeles College of Optometry in preparation for what would be a 50-year professional career as an Optometrist in Ukiah. While attending USC, Mack joined the Navy Reserves. He was an avid tennis, racquetball, and pickle ball player and retired at 81 years of age.
As a competitive spring board diver, Mack competed at the 1955 Pan American Games and the 1966 Olympic Trials. Mack spent many years as the Ukiah High School dive coach, and was an active member in the Ukiah Kiwanis and the Redwood Empire Woodturners club.
Mack is preceded in death by his daughter Vinca Hougen. He is survived by his wife Shari Brown, daughters Eva Brown, Cynthia Brown and Stephanie Brown-Barber, son Steven Brown, niece Lisa Schultz, and nephew Dave Cubberly.
Services will be held Eversole Mortuary at 141 Low Gap Rd. at 12:00 PM Monday, March 6, 2017. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Guide Dogs for the Blind.