Brice Montgomery

  • "Love you son Happy Birthday miss u dearly my heart will be..."
    - Di Burk
  • "Love miss you son"
    - Mom
  • "Love you son better picture huh"
    - Mom
  • "Love u son & miss u"
    - Dinah Burk
  • "Love you son and miss you so much.Its your birthday son,my..."

Anchorage resident Brice Richard Montgomery, 32, passed away due to congestive heart failure at his home on June 20, 2012.

A public visitation will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, 545 W. 8th Ave, Monday, June 25, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. with a service to follow at 1 p.m. with father Norman Elliot as the officiant. Pallbearers include Tony Waddell, Ken Warren, Richard Waldeck, Bryant Waldeck, JD Miller, and Patsy Marston; honorary pallbearers include "Little K-4" Warren, Matthew Evan, Jr., Lloyd Marston, Amanda Ward, Dan Golden, Mike Golden III, Dale Evan, Sr., Dale Evan, Jr., John Buckingham, Christen Warren, Thomas Albert, Samual Kanayurak, and Bud James Kanayurak. Following the service a covered dish will be served downstairs at the Parish Hall.

Brice was born at Providence Medical Center in Seattle, Washington on December 25, 1979 to Dinah Marie Burk and Michael Montgomery. He attended Swanson Elementary, Colony Middle School in Palmer, Alaska and was then home schooled for High School.

Brice was a loyal friend; he loved the beach and having campfires in Kenai. He enjoyed rollerblading and downhill skiing, he loved his job, music and movies. He was well known for his passion for all things Star Wars since he was a young child, and he has always loved Legos.

His family wrote, "Brice was the best thing that ever happened to me, he was my life. He was my special Christmas gift. He was a well-loved child who grew to be a loving and caring man:says his mom"

Survivors include his mother Dinah Marie (Albert) Burk; mother's longtime partner Tony Waddell; great aunts Anne Golden, and Nancy Evan Holman; cousins Dan, and Mike Golden, Michelle Lamborn, Patsy Marston, Bryant, and Richard Waldeck, John A. Buckingham, Jenny Davis, Thomas Albert, Samual Kanayurak, Jim Arey, Bud James Kanayurak, Dale Evan, Jr., Melissa Evan, William Henry, Jr., Francine, and Kathryn Henry, Joanne Friemering, and John Michael Friemering; aunts Flora Kokrine-Demoski, Judith Butler, Patricia Buckingham, Virginia Charlie, Francis Nollner, Edna Silva, and Rexanne Wheeler; uncles Donald Buckingham, Donald Charlie, Matthew Evan, George Albert, Dale Evans, Sr., George Wheeler, and Jorge Silva.

He was preceded in death by his father Michael Montgomery; maternal grandparents Tom and Dinah Albert; great grandma Abby Silas daughter of Chief Thomas of Nenana.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Cystic Fibrosis at

Arrangements are with Janssen's Evergreen Memorial Chapel.

Published in Anchorage Daily News from June 24 to June 25, 2012