Douglas L. Brand, 75, of Cape Coral passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. He was born Dec. 17, 1937, in Akron, Ohio, to Wallace and Nellie Mae Brand, now deceased. He married Phyllis Waddell in 1959 in Kent, Ohio, while attending Kent State University. He graduated in 1960 with a B.S. degree in retail management. Doug and Phyllis moved to Florida in 1966. He started H20 Systems in Cape Coral in the early '70s and the business continues operating today. He was an active racing member of the American Power Boat Association.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Phyllis; his daughter, Kim Maloney; two grandsons, Sean and Evan Maloney, all of Cape Coral; and two brothers, David and Donald Brand of Ohio.
A memorial service will be celebrated 1 p.m., Saturday Jan. 5, at Fuller Metz Funeral Home, 3740 Del Prado Blvd. S., Cape Coral.
Douglas L. Brand
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