John Brook Monroe, 58, succumbed to multiple myeloma. Brook is survived by his wife of 34 years, Frances Carlson Monroe, son Bradley Donald Monroe, mother Emily Ehrman Monroe, sister Jenifer Monroe Mohney (James), niece Emmalyn Burnett, nephew Ian Burnett, and in-laws Emma Carlson, Anna Carlson Burnett (Robert Burnett). He is preceded in death by his father John Dillon Monroe.
Brook earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Stetson University. After completion of his college degree, he helped produce a wide variety of software products including games, simulators, and self-service systems. In addition to Brook’s work, he was a musician, cook, published writer, and volunteered with local school districts. A fan of comic books, Disney, Star Trek, and online role playing games, he enjoyed interacting with his online and in person friends. Brook loved learning and helping others improve themselves.
Celebrate Brook’s life by watching your favorite episode of Star Trek and donating to the International Myeloma Foundation.