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Brian Robert Dixon born June 21, 1959 went home to be with the Lord on August 3, 2012. He valiantly battled cancer for three years. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
Brian Robert Dixon
The third child of Robert and Marian Dixon, Brian was born in Riverside, California. He graduated from Seattle Pacific University in 1981, finishing his 5th year and CPA in 1982. He began his career at the accounting firm of Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co, moving to R.C. Hedreen Co., then Ackerley Outdoor. He continued his career as Vice President of Finance for the Seattle Super Sonics. Later, he was co-founder and CFO of F5 Networks. Finally, he was Vice President of Finance for Water tectonics in Everett, WA.
Throughout his life, his passion was tennis and would play as often as possible. He enjoyed many challenging matches at Harbor Square, Edmonds and Columbia Athletic Club, Silver Lake.
He was survived by his greatest delights, his children, Alexandra, Christian, and Isabella. He is also survived by his father, Robert Dixon; his sisters, Eleanor (Dale) Harvey and Kristen (Peter) Rognaldson; his brother-in-law, Ken Gibson; and six nieces and nephews, Melissa and Christine Gibson and Bryan, Elizabeth, Knute, and Marian Rognaldson.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Marian; and sister, Cindy.
He loved the Lord and pursued a relationship with Jesus Christ. He enjoyed spending time with his children and was surrounded by them at the time of his death.
Brian's remains will be interned at Edmonds Memorial Cemetery during a private family service.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate his life on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at University Presbyterian Church, 4540-15th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105.
Brian always loved flowers, being raised by a woman whose passion it was to grow them. Brian's children would find deep meaning in any floral memorial gifts you may wish to give. Other memorials may be made to King's Schools, MS-15, 19303 Fremont Ave. N., Shoreline, WA 98133 and Harbor Church, 9204 11th Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98117, in Brian's name.
Published in The Herald (Everett) from August 12 to August 13, 2012