Long-time Deseret News employee K. Donald Brown died March 17, 1989, in Salt Lake City. He was 63.

Brown was born Feb. 1, 1926, in Evanston, Ill. He worked many years on the Deseret News copy desk before being assigned to the composing room. He retired in February 1988 after 21 years at the Deseret News.Brown first married Dorothy Gardner. After her death, he married Viola McDaniel on July 17, 1976. She also preceded him in death.

A memorial service is scheduled March 22 at 11 a.m. at the MacKay Cottonwood Chapel, 4670 S. Highland Drive. Entombment will be in the MacKay Holladay Memorial Park Mausoleum, 4900 S. Memory Lane.