Thomas "Tom" Keith Brady was born in Tucson, AZ on October 2, 1955 as a twin in a family of 11. After a short battle with cancer Tom passed peacefully on September 4, 2013. Tom returned to Tucson after proudly served in the US Navy as a Chief Petty Officer Boatswain's Mate for 20 years spending time overseas, Hawaii and San Diego. Tom was an avid Patriot's fan and enjoyed his active participation at the VFW #10188. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert J. and Beth E. Brady; brothers, William, Douglas, Richard, Steven and Charles Brady; sisters, Susan Haggerty and Patricia Laskowski (Richard). Survived by brother, Michael Brady; sisters, Barbara Whitney and Terri Kinzer (Tom); nieces, Cindi Buhrig, Kimberly Clifton (Matt), Amanda Elmer (John), Holli Self; nephews, Jeffery Hull (Julie) and Tyler Kinzer; extended family, Zachary and Paul Olson. A 2:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at East Lawn Cemetery with reception at 5:00 p.m. at the VFW #10188.
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Sept. 8, 2013