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...