Forrest
Brown, Forrest Walworth (Wally) , passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2002 in Westchester. Born in Witchita, KS, Wally was 57 when he died. Wally was a graduate of the University of Kansas and the University of Texas at Austin Law School. He worked as legal counsel for Garrett/Allied Signal and was Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Platforms Wireless International. Wally is survived by Wife, Gail Brown of Westchester, CA, Mother, Dixie Hertlein of Grand Junction, CO, Daughter, Kelly Brown Flagstaff, AZ, Daughter, Kerry Winders of Montrose, CO, Brother, Scott Brown of Telluride, CO. Services will be private

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  1. Wally and I were attorneys together on Allied-Signal\’s (at that time it was The Garrett Corp, a subsidiary of Signal before its merger with Allied Chemical) legal staff here in Los Angeles. He was a great attorney and co-worker. After my retirement and Wally\’s move to another corporation, we met for lunch from time to time with other Garrett alumni and warmly recalled our Garrett days. My deepest sympathies go out to Wally\’s family and relatives.. Peace and Blesssings, Jess Hunter

  2. Scott, I was very sorry to hear about the passing of Wally. I know how it must feel to lose your only sibling and at such a young age. Give my best to Dixie. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Your ol\’ buddy, Scott Post

  3. Wally and I go back to Junior High School. Although we did not keep in touch, I have many wonderful memories of growing up in with Wally. One vivid memory was when we were at the University of Kansas. In the spring of our freshman year, our neighbors, the ATOs, performed their always entertaining “rain dance” during the day of the Sigma Chi Sweetheart dance, in hopes of making it rain on our outdoor formal dance. After a morning of indian war drums, the ATO freshman began their rain dance as a prelude to a water balloon fight. During the festivies, Wally, a loyal ATO pledge, driving his old Volvo, while wearing an indian costume, drove at a high rate of speed up the Sigma Chi House drive way, straight toward the dam that contained the moat full of water which created a pond for our party. His plan was to throw a navy dye packet into the water and turn it a bright green. One of the Sigma Chi seniors thought Wally was going to drive into the pond and damage it, thus letting out all the water. At the time, he was hold an axe and in his excitment, he took an overhead swing at Wally\’s car, making a large “V” shaped crease in the roof of the Volvo, right over Wally\’s head. Needless to say, Wally was more than shocked. I always wondered how he explained that little “nick” on his car to Mom. My thoughts are with Dixie and Scott.

  4. I knew Wally when we worked together in the legal department at Garrett (AlliedSignal) in the late 70\’s – through the late 80\’s. Unfortunately we lost touch over the last several years. Even though we hadn\’t communicated in a long time, I have fond memories of a very kind, intelligent and caring man. I think Kelly and Kerry graduated high school during the time we worked together and he talked about them often. My husband, Chuck, and I enjoyed getting together with Wally at our department Christmas parties and getting to know Gail. I was always amazed at Wally\’s quiet approach to tackling the most difficult issues. He was a gifted attorney and I was fortunate to have the opportunity to work with him. Gail, our condolences to you and Wally\’s family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Marie Lamb

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