Michael John Brinton
1962 - 2020
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1962 ~ 2020
Michael (Mike) John Brinton, 57 died peacefully at home July 20, 2020, in Scottsdale, Arizona with his mother by his side.
Born September 19, 1962 in Lakewood, Washington to Ralph M. (deceased) and Nancy L. Brinton, the family moved to Salt Lake City in 1966, where Mike spent a good portion of his life. A graduate of East High School, he played football; Mike attended the University of Utah, earning a BS in Economics and affiliating with the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He was an accomplished golfer and skier and enjoyed driving his prized '83 Porsche up various mountain canyons and winding roads.
After college, Mike went to work for 3M as a sales rep, later becoming a stockbroker. In recent years, he took up painting.
He is survived by his mother, Nancy Brinton of both Scottsdale, Arizona and Salt Lake City; sister Lisa Brinton and nephews, Douglas and Robert Thomson all of Rowayton, Connecticut; and his dog Sara.
Due to Covid-19, a graveside service will be held this fall at Mount Calvery, Salt Lake City Cemetery. Donations can be made to a favorite charity.

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Published in The Salt Lake Tribune on Jul. 26, 2020.
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October 17, 2020
Mike Brinton was my cousin. He was certainly very accomplished, but more than that he was funny and kind. I always enjoyed my time with him. I will miss you Mike. Sending hugs to both Aunt Nancy and Lisa.
Love KathyBrinton
Kathy Brinton
Family
October 17, 2020
Michael Brinton was my cousin and he was very accomplished. More than that he was fun and kind. I always enjoyed my time spent with him. I will miss him. God Bless, Mike. Sending hugs to Aunt Nancy and Lisa. Love Kathy Brinton
Kathy Brinton
Family
August 9, 2020
Nancy, we are very sorry for your loss. We hope the many memories you have of Mike will comfort you. We loved Mike and will miss him very much. Please let us know when the service will be this fall.
Norm, Sharyn & Chris Hamill.
Sharyn Hamill
Friend
July 31, 2020
My condolences Nancy. Mike was always a sweet guy! Peace and love to you and your family.

Holli Young-Lords
Neighbor
July 26, 2020
Nancy and Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you celebrate his life and rejoice his suffering has ended. Love always,
Pat and Mike White
Friend
July 26, 2020
There are several Dixie College friends that remember Ralph, Howard, and Alan Brinton. Would Michael’s father be the Ralph we knew?
Judy Wilkinson
Friend
July 26, 2020
My sincere condolences to Nancy. Mike was a beautiful and loving soal. So saddened by your devastating loss. Bless you.
Linda
Linda Weinberger
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