Sara Lee Browne passed away on Monday, March 7, in Melbourne, Fla., after a brief illness. Known to her friends and family as Dee, she was born on June 17, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minn., daughter of CDR. O.J. and Katherine Martyn.
Dee’s secondary education followed her father’s Naval postings from Minneapolis, California, Maine, Puerto Rico, Connecticut, and Rome. After graduating high school in Rome, Dee entered the University of New Hampshire in 1953 and graduated in 1957. That was followed by a year at Harvard Business School. Dee then became an Administrative Assistant to a Department Head at the Harvard Medical School.
In 1959 Dee met a fellow UNH Wildcat graduate, Norris Browne, and they were married on Aug. 13, 1960, in Boston, Mass.