Brett Thomas Davie
Brett Thomas Davie, age 63, a lifetime resident of Humboldt County, died suddenly of natural causes on Friday, June 19th, 2009 at his home in Arcata.
Brett was born in Scotia, California on January 7th, 1946. He graduated from Ferndale High School in 1964, where each of his four years he was awarded Varsity Letters for four sports: Baseball, Basketball, Track and Football. He was also awarded the Joe Oeschger Award for baseball. After high school, Brett went to Sacramento State College where he graduated with a degree in Criminology in 1969. He also earned his Master’s Degree in Public Administration at San Francisco State University in 1977. Brett served as a military police officer in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era.
In 1966, Brett graduated from the CR POST academy and became a police officer with the Arcata Police Department where he proudly served the City of Arcata for 27 years, training many of its officers current and retired.
Brett was an avid outdoors man. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and could always be found with his beloved dog Lucy by his side.
In 1989, he met Mona Allen. They enjoyed 20 years together.
Brett is survived by his wife, Mona Allen-Davie; his daughter and her husband, Alexsis Davie and Tron Beyea of Ferndale; his son, William Davie of Ferndale; his step daughter and husband, Misha and Dan Mayers and his twin grandchildren, Petra and Max of New York; his step son and wife, Michael and Gwen Shapiro, and grandchildren; Miranda, Emily and Jacob of Arcata; his brother and sister-in-law, Brian and Jo Davie of Sacramento; as well as many other family members and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Lyle Jellison and Arline Aloa Davie, both of Ferndale. A service was held in Brett’s honor at 1pm Saturday the 27th of June.
Because of Brett's love of dogs, the family requests that donations be made in Brett’s honor to: Arcata Police Dept K-9 Trust Fund, 736 F Street, Arcata, CA 95521
The family would like to extend warm thanks to the Officers of the Arcata Police Department for their compassion and support.