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Brian Pearson

According to his wishes, no services will be held for Brian G. Pearson. A celebration of his life will be held at Trolley Junction in Nevada City from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, March 16. Mr. Pearson passed away on March 7 at his home in Nevada City. He was 70.

Mr. Pearson was born on July 11, 1936, to George A. and Alice M. Pearson in London, England.

He received his BSEE and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Kings College of London University. Mr. Pearson was a second lieutenant in the Royal Air Force and a chief technical officer of the Radar Systems and Doppler Radar in the Northwest Territories for the Canadian Marconi Co. in Montreal, Canada for seven years. He worked for Pac Bell for 24 years and Roseville Telephone for three years.



On April 30, 1983, he married Sue Pearson in Carmichael.

Mr. Pearson’s hobbies included computers, working on his 1918 caboose/office, preparing gourmet meals and symphonic classical music.




He is survived by his wife, Sue Pearson of Nevada City; brother-in-law, Merritt King of Illinois; nieces Alison King and Lesley Dimmick of Illinois, Lisa Miller of Florida, Kim Shelton of Georgia, Christine Adams of Concord, Deb Olynplius of Herald and Lori Galvin of Antioch; sister-in-law and husband, Peggy and Bob Vollstedt of Carmichael; nephews Mark and David Vollstedt of Sacramento; brother-in-law and wife, Barry and Lynn Hilts of Pennsylvania; and sister-in-law, Patricia Hilts of Clayton. Mr. Pearson was preceded in death by his father, George, in 1980; mum, Alice, in 1983; and sister, Lynn King, in 1997.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 2399 Nevada City Hwy., Grass Valley.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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