Lead Guitarist of Wilmer Alexander And The Dukes dies at 78

Rochester, New York
Suddenly, Wednesday April 10, 2019
Predeceased by his wife; Barbara Brown.

Survived by his Sons; Chad Brown, Chris (Deby) Auerbach-Brown. Daughter; Tracy Brown.
Grandchildren; Caleb, Caroline Auerbach-Brown, Madeline and Benjamin Blanco.

Doug was a well know guitarist for the band Wilmer and the Dukes. They were well know in the Rochester area in the 1960’s until the 1970’s. He wrote the song, “Give Me One More Chance”. The band was inducted into The Rochester Music Hall of Fame in 2015. Doug worked hard as a machinist at many shops until recently and in his retirement, guiding many new employees to the old school ways of the industry. He was a great husband, father, and a fan to many. His interview can be viewed on YouTube were he was interviewed live on “Good Morning” Wham 13 News. He will be missed by so many but never forgotten. His legacy will live on in his music.