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Frederick W. Brune Jr., retired Gilman School educator and WWII Marine Corps pilot, dies

Frederick W. Brune Jr., retired Gilman School educator and WWII Marine Corps pilot, dies

Frederick W. Brune, Jr., a retired Gilman School educator who was a Marine Corps pilot in the Pacific during World War II, died Sept. 23 of complications from dementia at Copper Ridge, a Sykesville assisted-living facility.

He was 93.

"The first thing that comes to my mind with the mention of Fred Brune is he was a true gentleman of the old school. He was kind and generous to a fault," said William Porter of Brewster, Mass., a former Gilman colleague.

The son of Frederick W. Brune, former chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, and Mary Washington Keyser Brune, a homemaker, Frederick William Brune Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised in the city's...

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