Lasting Memories

David I Brees
Oct. 23, 1930-June 15, 2019
Carson City, Nevada

David I. Brees, 88, passed away peacefully June 15, 2019 in Carson City, NV. A former resident of Palo Alto, he and his wife Jan owned Nature’s Alley located in the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, which originally opened in Los Gatos. Born in Portland, OR, Dave attended UCLA where he met the love of his life, Jan, with whom he shared 64 years of marriage. Dave was an active long-time member of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, as well as serving with the San Francisco Presbytery. Upon retirement, Dave & Jan moved to the Sierras, settling first in Markleeville, CA for a time before moving to Carson City. They quickly became active in the First Presbyterian Church, helping with hospitality, missions, and wherever else they were needed. He is survived by his wife, Jan, his sons Jeff (Lisa), Jim (Carol), Doug, and Dave (Tara), 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. His warmth and hugs will be missed by all who experienced them. Services to be held July 16 at 11 am, First Presbyterian Church, Carson City, NV.