Brian Patrick Heard

1953 - 2012
Texas native and long-time resident of Manhattan's Upper West Side, businessman and art collector Brian Patrick Heard died Sunday evening, December 23, 2012, at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Brian was predeased by both parents, James Power Heard and Marguerite Domingues Heard of Beeville, TX. He is survived by his husband and partner of twenty-two years, artist Henry Catenacci, as well as four brothers -- James, Mark and Philip Heard of Austin, TX, and Paul Heard of Beeviile, TX -- ten nieces and nephews, one grand-niece, one grand-nephew, and many dear friends.

As Brian wished, his body will be cremated and there will be no funeral service.

Published on NYTimes.com from Dec. 26 to Dec. 27, 2012