ARONOFF Brian M. Aronoff (49), Marathon FL, Quincy and Weymouth Mass. Brother of: Laurie Aronoff, Dottie Aronoff, Louise Andrewzusky, Jo-Ann & her husband Michael Harper, Dennis Aronoff & his fianc Caroline Whitney, and Morgan Aronoff & his wife Kristen. Son of the late Arnold Aronoff, and the late Phyllis Aronoff. Uncle to Nieces & Nephews: Rebecca & Danielle Andrewzusky, Justin Aronoff, Matthew and Samantha Harper, Nathan and Benjamin Aronoff. Longtime companion to Cathy Brown, and loyal friend to many here at home and in the middle Keys, Florida. Brian died during a boating accident on July 5, 2014 doing what he loved, running his own boat rental business in Coco Plum, Marathon Key, Florida, in route to assist a customer in the bay. Brian's family wish to thank his KEYS community for their friendship while he was in their care these past 7 years. There Brian was known for his sense of humor, storytelling and antidotes. Brian was a proud member of the NRA, played and enjoyed pick up hockey with his NE buddies, loved fishing/boating in the ocean waters. These memories will help us all keep him in our hearts. He is more than missed by his family and friends, but we will always have great memories to hold onto. Rest in Peace. In lieu of Flowers and in the memory of Brian and essence of his spirit, his family would request donations to Harvey's Disabled Veterans Fund, Send a Veteran Fishing for the Day, attn: Cheryl Cowan, Treasurer, 48 Crosby St, Quincy MA 02169 or The Turtle Hospital, 2396 Overseas Highway, Marathon FL 33050 (http://turtlehospitalstore.com/donations.html). See www.Keohane.com for additional information and online condolences.
Published in the Miami Herald on July 16, 2014