HIGGINS, Brian James
1950 - 2017
On July 16, 2017, Brian peacefully folded his final hand. He will forever be held in the hearts of his wife Jennifer Davidson; his sisters Peggy, Mary Anne, Kathleen and Julia; his brothers Kevin and Brendan and their families. Also feeling the loss are Brian's beloved companions, Brillo and Bubba Looey. Brian touched the lives, hearts, and souls of countless people. As a passionate and devoted football coach, Brian helped shape the skill and character of his players. As the Supervising Lawyer of the Law Students Legal Advice Program at UBC, Brian merged his Law degree with his passion for coaching, and mentored his students into careers defined by values and integrity. As a poker player (not a gambler) Brian graced tables from The Lumberman's Club to Vegas leaving the other players sometimes poorer, but always richer for having met him. Over the years many have come to hold dear the honour of friendship with Brian. From Burnaby to Palm Springs, from high school to retirement, Brian was surrounded by his cherished and valued friends. A website has been set up at http:/ /www.weloveyoubrian.ca/. If Brian touched your life in any way, please join us for a Celebration of his Extraordinary Life on July 31 from 1-4 p.m. at Northview Golf Course 6857 168 St. Surrey. Flowers, condolences, and loving friendships are greatly appreciated.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Jul. 22 to Jul. 23, 2017.