David (Dave) Henry Braun died suddenly at home on January 29, 2018. Dave came to Whatcom County from Joliet, IL. He was a teacher at Lummi Nation School where he taught Science and Traditional Arts for more than 20 years. In addition to those subjects, he was passionate about history. He loved spending time outdoors or working on various projects in his garage. He was also an accomplished artist with paintings ranging from small canvases to entire walls. Some of his murals can be seen at the Two Medicine Dinosaur Center in Bynum, MT, where he spent many summers fossil-hunting with his friend Dave Trexler; and on walls throughout Lummi Nation High School.
Dave is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years, Jacqueline A. Braun; cherished cousin Nancy (Frank) Principe of Anacortes and numerous relatives throughout the country; and dear friend Andy Ward and many adored friends. He will be remembered as a devoted friend of the Lummi Nation.
Per Dave’s wishes, there will be no funeral services.