In Memory

Mary Stevens (Brauer)

Mary Rebecca Brauer, nee Stevens, died Saturday October 5, 2013, with her beloved husband at her side and surrounded by the love of family and friends.  Mary was born in Seattle, Washington to Leona M. and Myron J. Stevens, the third of five daughters.  She graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in English Literature, followed by a long career in the communicatins industry that included work at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and, most recently, more than 15 years with Weber Shandwick in Dallas.  The excellence of Mary's efforts on behalf of Weber Shandwick's clients was recognized by numerous national awards. She truly enjoyed her work, particularly the friendship of collegagues and clients in the U.S. as well as China, Japan, India, and Russia.  In 1990, Mary and Greggory A. Brauer, Ph.D., were married in a joyous celebration in Seattle; they enjoyed many happy years together and shared a love of France, especially wonderful times in Paris and Provence.  Mary loved life, laughter and good company.  She faced her final illness as she strove to live her life, with intelligence, wit and grace. 

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