Shawn Leroy Brown
Shawn was a beam of light from the day he was born. He
always had a
smile & was a very happy kid. Shawn did not know the word
walk. He ran
all the time as if he did not have the time to walk all his
had a true love for life. He lived life to the fullest. I
guess you can
say he was free spirit. Shawn loved the mountains and had to
one. He loved fishing & was so much fun to be with. He had a
way to get
the fish with his hands. He loved to go camping as a young boy.
was about 11 years old he was camping with his big brother so that
just a way of life for him.
Shawn had a blast in school. He was in
basketball for 4 years& was also
After school Shawn
told me he was not going to move from Creede and was
going to stay here. He
worked at a mine cleaning it up after it had
closed down. He started his own
roofing com. In the summer & in the
winter he worked at the Wolf Creek
Most of his extra time was spent going to the high country fishing
camping , Shawn was also in search & rescue as he new the area so
Some one told me that a king had a court jester, Creede had Shawn.
could not stand so see someone down. Within minutes Shawn could have
smiling & feeling much better. Creede will never be the same
Shawn to brighten up our day with a peace sign & a smile. Shawn
full life in 27 years & most of us will not do that in 100
Thank you for reading about Shawn's life & allowing me to share if
May God be with you
The Brown family
The day that Shawn gave me this photo he told me,"mom this is my angel
wings & I will need it."
I think he knew that it was his time to go home. This was 3 months before he died.
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This page was done by Beth Hall