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Community's Support for the Brown Family Brings Everyone Closer During Times of Social Distancing

It's challenging enough when someone in your family dies but add the COVID-19 pandemic and that's when your community of friends and family step up to support you


April 2, 2020

Front Row (from left): Brian Brown and Jerry Brown. Back Row (from left): Doug Brown and Jackie Schulting.

In early March, Jan Brown hadn't been feeling well and after several tests, her doctor determined that she had Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a fast-growing cancer.

The family discussed options and they determined that chemotherapy was the best treatment. On March 15, Jan had her first treatment.

Family members, including her husband Jerry, sons Brian and Doug and daughter Jackie took turns visiting Jan and were limited to one family visitor in 24 hours. Grandchildren were able to visit via Skype.

"Thank God for today's technology," said Brian. "And thank God for kids and grandkids who can help...

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