Dwight Brown, professor emeritus of geography at the University of Minnesota, died June 19, 2020.
In 1966, Dwight accepted a faculty position at the University of Minnesota, and the family relocated to Falcon Heights, where he lived in the same house for 54 years. Upon retirement, he shared much of his work on his Mid-America Grassland Atlas website. In his spare time, Dwight was active in his church community, an avid woodworker, antique tractor aficionado, nature enthusiast, progressive Democrat and lover of pie. Dwight was preceded in death by his wife Helen (2018) and is survived by his children Cindy Brown Polson (Mark), Lori Casey (Mark), and Kyle Brown (Betsy); eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.Memorials preferred to Falcon Heights United Church of Christ (falconheightsucc.org/) or Page Education Foundation (page-ed.org/).