Philip Brown, 65, passed away on July 2, 2013. He was the treasured husband of Sheridan; loving father of Katherine (David) and Claire; dear grandfather of Moses and Benjamin; and fond brother of Stephen, Barbara (late Masaru) and Ruth Ann (John). Phil grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, was a Vietnam veteran, and a resident of Glen Ellyn for 30 years. He attended the University of Michigan for his BA and MBA and was a loyal supporter of Wolverine athletics. Before retiring in 2009, Phil was working at Jessie Brown VA as a budget manager for the R&D department – a job he loved. He was an avid model railroader and enjoyed spending time outdoors at the Morton Arboretum. A memorial gathering will be held at the Glen Ellyn Boat House on Saturday, August 3rd from 9:30 AM until Noon. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois (www.NKFI.org). For information call Leonard Memorial Home of Glen Ellyn 630-469-0032.