Brian Bowler Cavanagh, 20, of Marco Island, FL died suddenly Monday, (December 24, 2001). Brian was raised in Avon, and moved to Marco Island in 2000 after completing two years of college at SUNY, Morrisville, NY. He was currently a full-time student at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL. He is survived by his parents, Tippy and John Cavanagh of Marco Island, FL, formerly of Avon; a sister, Mrs. Sharon Cavanagh Dane, brother-in-law, Kevin Dane and nephew, Preston Dane of Cedarburg, WI; a brother, Jeffrey John Cavanagh of Farmington; grandparents, Anthony and Irene Peters of Long Boat Key, FL; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Brian was a very special young man. He touched the hearts of all who knew him and will be missed dearly by all his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at Saint Mary's Church, 76 Sharon Road, Route 41, Lakeville, on January 7 at 11 a.m. The family requests that memorial contributions in lieu of flowers be made to a favorite charity in his name.
Published in Hartford Courant on Dec. 27, 2001.