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Brian Scott Brooks

1977 - 2021



Brian Scott Brooks, 43, of Gilman, VT passed away at his home on Sunday, March 28, 2021.

Brian was born in St. Johnsbury, VT on September 24, 1977 to Gary and Gail (Mackay) Brooks.  He attended St. Johnsbury Academy graduating with the Class of 1996.  Brian worked as a Machine Operator for New England Wire.  A New England sports fan, Brian rooted for the Boston Bruins, the Red Sox, and the Celtics but also the NY Giants. 

Once a friend, Brian was always a friend.  He could overlook anyone’s faults and open his heart to them.  His parents’ wish is for all who knew Brian to practice his ability to not judge people by their faults, only their abilities.

Survivors include his parents: Gary and Gail Brooks of Gilman, VT; a daughter: Addiah Daine of Lisbon, NH; his grandmother: Claire Shatney of Lyndonville, VT; brother: Richard Brooks and wife, Heidi, of Groveton, NH; sister: Michelle Brault and husband, Eric, of Bloomfield, VT; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. 

There will be no services at this time.

Donations in Brian’s name can be made to Groveton Cal Ripken, c/o Passumpsic Bank, 40 State Street, Groveton, NH 03584.

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c/o Passumspic Bank - 40 State Street, Groveton NH 03584

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Bruce Mackay

April 1, 2021 5:15 PM

Losing someone younger than yourself has got to be the hardest thing to cope with! May he be at peace.
Bruce Mackay

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Dan York

April 10, 2021 3:46 PM

Will really miss u my very good friend. Could always make me laugh. My very first best friend since was like four. After 40 years still always my friend. Going to miss you my buddy love u
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Angela Bocash

April 4, 2021 8:07 PM

Gail, Gary and family,
I’m so very sorry for your loss. Brian was one of the sweetest kids I’ve ever known. He gave the best hugs. He will be so missed. May all the wonderful memories give you some solace.
-Angela (York) & Bill Bocash and family.

Colette Brooks Anderson

April 2, 2021 9:12 PM

So very sorry for your loss. I just can't imagine. I was married to Tom Brooks son of Emil and Joyce Brooks of Lyndonville. If this is the Gary I knew, my heart goes out to you.
Colette Brooks Anderson

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Rebecca Egan

April 2, 2021 5:05 PM

This is very sad news to hear. Brian was at my house quite frequently when he was younger. I always enjoyed his antics and contagious sense of humor. I will be thinking of his whole family during this difficult time and keep you all in my prayers

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