BRIAN MAC DONALD LOURIE August 5, 1969 - October 2, 2008 Watch out heaven, here comes Brian A graduate of Centennial College of Business Administration, Brian first put his business skills to work as a teenager selling snacks at Maple Leaf Gardens. Brian became a fixture on the french fry scene for over 20 years selling his wares from Bozo's Roadhouse Fry Truck at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. His loud metal music and his off-colour sense of humour earned him high praise from customers old and new. In 1986 Brian joined the metal band Slaughter as a drummer. His tales of his adventures with the influential band were legendary. Brian is predeceased by his parents Donald and Elsie Lourie. He leaves behind his dear fiancée Andrea Leotaud and her daughter Jasmine. Cherished by his dear brothers Brad (Lorraine) and Dan (Charlene). Brian was a proud uncle of Taryn, Maya, Ryan, Richard, Christine, Erin and Michael. Great-uncle of Alexandra, Alisha, Hazel, Jacob, Mia-Rae and Logan. He also leaves behind his best friend Mutley. Friends will be received at Jerrett Funeral Home, 660 Kennedy Road, Scarborough (between Eglinton and St. Clair Aves. E.) on Monday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Donations in Brian's memory can be made to the Toronto Humane Society. Online condolences and photo slideshow can be viewed at www.mem.com
Published in Toronto Star from Oct. 5 to Oct. 6, 2008.