Originally published Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 06:00a.m.

Detlef (Ed) Karl Brandt died unexpectedly on May 29, 2018, at YRMC, Prescott. He was born June 20, 1937, in Pirmasens, Germany.

Trained as a tool & die maker, Ed owned several machine shops in Canada and Texas, and was a founding partner of Prescott Aerospace. After selling the business, Ed began Brandt Machine, retiring in 2013. Becoming an American citizen and voting in American elections was an honor for both Ed and his wife.

Ed is survived by his wife of 50 years, Grace Brandt; daughter, Pam (Jeff) Hendricks; granddaughter, Ashley Gordon; and siblings, Claus, Inga and Angela in France and Germany. Please leave a message for the family https://www.affordableburialandcremationllc.com/

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