Obituary of R. Brian Rowse, D.V.M.
Passed December 5, 2021. Brian is survived by wife Helena Rowse and sister Elizabeth Rossman, beloved in-laws, nieces, nephews and extended family, dear friends and colleagues. Born June 29, 1951 to Zoe (Meacham) and Robert Rowse and raised in Seattle, WA. Brian graduated from Bishop Blanchet HS in 1969 and Washington State University - College of Veterinary Medicine in 1975. His devotion to animal welfare led him to practice at Ballard Animal Hospital in Seattle for 43 years as an owner and employee, and as a volunteer at PIMA in Seattle and Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project in Lynnwood, WA. Brian loved golfing, fishing, traveling and puttering in the garden after retirement. He was an avid reader who enjoyed Sudoku puzzles, dark chocolate and a good whiskey or tequila. “Go Cougs”. Remembrance held December 11, 2021. Celebration of Life and ‘Unc’ Golf Tournament planned for Spring 2022. Memorial Donation suggestions to honor Dr Rowse: Bishop Blanchet High School in Seattle, WA; Washington State University (College of Veterinary Medicine) in Pullman, WA; and Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project in Lynnwood, WA.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of R. Rowse, D.V.M., please visit Tribute Store