Brian D. Keenan
Sodus: Brian passed away at his home on January 3, 2019, at the age of 64. Although it was sudden, he had been fighting a battle with cancer since 2016. Brian was preceded in death by his parents, John and Carole, and his older brother John. He is survived by his sister Daughn (Alan), daughter Sarah, sons Ben and Jake, grandsons Tyson and Mason, nieces and nephews Joe, Annie, Emily, Matt, Terry and Erin, and many cousins. During his life, he also gained Carri and Joe Ersland as children and stayed close friends with their mother, Linda.
Born on December 13, 1954 and raised in Webster, NY, Brian attended St. Rita's School in West Webster where he made lifelong friendships. He graduated from RL Thomas high school with the class of 1972. After high school, Brian worked in the electrical and highway construction trades, and later in life, took classes at Monroe Community College in his spare time. Brian enjoyed hitting the road on his Harley, riding snowmobiles and dirt bikes, and reading about U.S. history. He will be remembered for his enormous personality and for living an adventurous life.
Family and friends are hosting a celebration of his life on Saturday, January 12th at 1pm at the American Legion, 818 Ridge Rd, Webster, NY. All are welcome to gather to remember and celebrate his life.
Brian was grateful for the support and care he received in his final years from his doctors and nurses at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor him may contribute to: Wilmot Cancer Institute, 300 East River Rd, PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627. Please leave the family an online condolence by visiting www.fingerlakescremationllc.com.