Richard Rush Brown, 90 of Sioux Falls, SD, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, at Dow Rummel Village. Born August 13, 1919, in Sioux Falls. Dick attended school in the Sioux Falls Public Schools; Governor Dummer Academy, Byfield, Massachusetts; and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He entered military service in 1942 as a Flight Instructor in the Eastern Training Command at Lakeland, Florida, instructing Royal Air Force and U.S. Air Corp Cadets. In 1944 he transferred to the Air Transport Command delivering combat aircraft and personnel to the Mediterranean and European war theaters. He married Betty Buchanan on September 5, 1942, in Lakeland, Florida. They returned to Sioux Falls in 1945 when he joined his father in business.