Dr. Torrey C. Brown, co-founder and former chairman of ORP’s Board of Directors and a longtime friend of the Chesapeake Bay, died peacefully on Sunday, April 20 at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
Before joining the Board of ORP, Torrey served as chairman of the Maryland House of Delegates Environmental Matters Committee and as Secretary of Natural Resources. He was also active with the Chesapeake Bay Trust and the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Commission.
Details on a memorial service are pending.
In lieu of flowers, Torrey’s family asks that donations be made to the Oyster Recovery Partnership, which can be done by clicking here or to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine www.rising.jhu.edu.