Brett James Aura Oct. 12, 1961 - Aug, 30, 2011 Resident of Rescue CA A Fremont native, Brett passed away far too soon at the age of 49 after a courageous battle with lung disease. He leaves behind a loving wife Cathy and three children, James, Kurt and Daphne. He is now reunited with his parents, James and Eileen and is survived by his brother Kellen. Brett was born and raised in Fremont and graduated from Mission San Jose High School in 1979. He spent 30 years working in the family business, Aura Hardwoods. Over the years he opened and ran three branches for the company in Santa Cruz, Modesto and Rancho Cordova. Brett loved hunting and fishing, especially at his cabin in Minnesota. A dedicated and loving family man, he will be missed by all... Memorial services are being held on Friday, September 16 at 7pm at the Chapel of the Pines, 2855 Cold Springs Rd. Placerville CA.