Brian Lilley passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 ending his 4 year long battle with cancer. He was 53 years old. Brian was born on Sept 29th, 1959 to Eben and Lois Lilley. He was born in Livermore, California.
Brian graduated from Tracy High School located in Tracy, in 1979. After High School he attended American River College in Sacramento. He went on to complete his Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science from California State University of Sacramento. He enjoyed working in counseling programs for people with substance abuse programs and had a great deal of compassion for those in need. Brian was a gentle and generous soul, freely giving of himself through his work, his faith, and financially, to help whenever he could. He was a devout Christian, and his faith grew in his later years. He enjoyed being with friends and family, loved history, deep sea fishing, kayaking, good food, helping others, and caring for his pet cat.
Brian is survived by his parents, Eben and Lois Lilley, sister, Charlene Freund and brother, Dana Lilley. He also had a special relationship with his nephew, Alex Tomaso, and nieces, Faith, Abigail and Emily. Brian will be greatly missed and never forgotten as a wonderful son, brother, uncle and friend.
Private service to be held at a later date.