Brewster Conant, longtime resident of Acton, MA died peacefully on March 18, 2018 at the age of 89. He is survived by: daughter Faith Conant, her husband Krishna Kumar and their children Lizzie and Raj (of Amherst, MA); son Brewster Conant Jr., his wife Bernadette and their children Gwynne, Amory and Colin (of Waterloo, Ontario); daughter Phoebe Conant, her husband Ted Pyne and their children Ted and Emily (of Acton, MA). Also survived by his sister, Susan Conant Holden of Rockport, MA. Predeceased by Elizabeth “Betsy” [Strehlow] Conant, his wife of 53 years, and by his five siblings: Augustine B. Conant Jr, Emily Conant Hoeffel, Faith Conant Plumb, Anne Conant Weaver and Richard D. Conant.
A celebration of Brewster’s life will take place in Acton on Saturday, June 16th, 2018. Details regarding the place and time will be announced. Please visit the Acton Funeral Home website for details at www.actonfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Acton Historical Society, the Friends of the Acton Arboretum, or the Acton Conservation Trust.