Owner of Brown's Orchards, Dave Brown, dies at 53

Staff report

Dave Brown, the owner of Brown's Orchards, died Thursday, March 1, from a heart attack, according to the company's Facebook page.

Dave Brown, 53, third-generation owner of Brown's Orchard, has passed away. John A. Pavoncello photo

Brown, 53, was a third-generation owner of the Loganville staple, and his father and former owner, Stan Brown, had just died in August after a long battle with cancer.

"The foundation at Brown's has been rocked yet again," the company's Facebook post reads. "The impact Dave had on Brown's day to day operations was huge. We ask for your patience and understanding as we all work through this time of great loss."

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Dave Brown is survived by his wife, Mary, and their two sons, and his sister, Linda.

The company suggest sending cards to Mary Brown at Brown's Orchards and Farm Market, PO Box 154, Loganville, Pennsylvania 17342.