Glenn Carey Brand
December 1, 2008
Glenn Carey Brand, 78 years old, died on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, in Wheat Ridge, Colo.
He was born Dec. 20, 1929, to Michael H. Brand and Lettie Lee Brand in Aspen. His father owned and operated the Brand Building in the 1930s. He died in 1937. After schooling Glenn joined his mother in managing the family guest ranch, Elk Mountain Lodge, and worked at Sardy’s Hardware Store. Later his brother Larry and Larry’s wife became his partners at the lodge.
In 1979 he moved to Evergreen and worked at The Hardware Store. In 2001 he moved to Wheat Ridge and worked at Meyers Hardware until his death.
Glenn was a member of Aspen Mountain Rescue and the Alpine Rescue Team in Evergreen, and a 40-year member of the National Rescue Association. Glenn loved the mountains.
He is survived by sister-in-law Joanne Brand, of Aurora; sister-in law Harriet Brand, of Portland, Ore.; and also by five nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a. m. on Friday, Dec. 5, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 12735 W. 58th Ave., Arvada, CO 80002, 303-420-1232. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Alpine Rescue Team or the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.