Richard Joel Brown

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Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West 76 Street, New York, NY 10023
BROWN - Richard Joel, 85, on March 28, 2017 in NYC. Richard is survived by his loving daughter Rebecca Brown of New York City. A graduate of Yale University, he received his medical degree from Tufts University and a degree in public health from Columbia University. He practiced psychiatry as his medical specialty for many years. Richard had a lifelong concern for social justice. He strongly wished for equal rights for all people. He had a passion for classical music, especially Beethoven, and played both the oboe and the piano. He apartment was filled with books and art. He will be sorely missed by those who knew him. Memorial service to be announced. Donations in his memory may be made to the Center for Constitutional Rights at
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