Brian Golec Memorial Fund

$3,150 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 74 people in 18 months
Victor Murdock   AKRON, OH
This fund is for Brian's family and friends to help them pay for Brian's final expenses, and any legal fees the family encounters associated with his estate. We want to be clear to everyone donating that no money is in any way going to help Brian's father. Every penny will be given to Brian's mother and Step father to help them pay for Brian's funeral and whatever else they happen to need. 

Brian was an amazing, caring person, always willing to help anyone he met. 
On Friday, February 13, 2015, Brian's life was taken and his light was extinguished from this world. If you don't know what happened, please click the link.  http://www.ohio.com/news/break-news/akron-man-charged-with-fatally-stabbing-his-son-1.566970#.VN-HgnyF7yc.facebook

http://www.cleveland.com/akron/index.ssf/2015/02/akron_father-son_fought_about.html

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s per Gofundme.com's email request, I am updating the campaign information here
I am Victor Murdock from Akron, Ohio. I am the bass player in the band Murphy's Children, where Brian was the drummer until his death. My partner and I are trying to raise money to help Brian's mother and step father pay for Brian's funeral expenses, head stone, etc. Any money we receive from this fund raiser will be given directly to Brian's mother.
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Kimberly Renee
18 months ago

Brian died!!! Stop caring so much about whether he identified as male or female and give a shit about the fact he died!! Hell he was murdered how about we talk about drug addiction. Brian wasn't a label he was a person. Why not remember him for that and not what he was gender wise

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Cherie Hudacek-Lawrence
18 months ago

Very disturbing to see so many hateful comments, Bri or Brian - it doesn't matter - a human life was taken tragically despite the story behind his journey.......love thy neighbor and do not judge people - that is the problem with this world..........fly high Brian........

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Brianne Pennington
18 months ago

Really I just want to beat the fuck outta all you jackasses saying he was a girl. Brian decided he wanted to stay a man, and be with Sarah, they were freaking engaged, they interviewed his fiance on Akron news . So don't sit here and say no one excepted Brian for who the fuck he was. We loved him for who he was. If you believe Brian was a girl don't ducking speak. Point blank, get off the page, cuz if someone where to call Brian a girl to my face I'd break them. Only his friends and family knew why he made the choices he made and he chose to be known as Brian not Bri. You dumb fucks. And sorry Brian wherever you are for going off on here but I gotta set people straight. This is for people who have heard his story and are willing to help his family. Hense the word HIS and not her. Get it right fuckers

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Sarah Rose
18 months ago

Becca, you're a very ignorant person. I feel sorry for you.

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Kitty Barber
18 months ago

The ghouls of the trans-cult who cherish death care more about 'misgendering' someone than they do about the person who died. Sick.

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Pam Michelli Rittenour
18 months ago

the prosection is paid by the state NOT the victim. money contribted to tis fund re: legal fees can only be for Kevin/

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Lisa Shreve Brown
18 months ago

Carol Littlefield, well said!!! People need to put their agenda's aside and mourn the loss of this young man.

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Carol Littlefield
18 months ago

Becca~Really? Brian was a kind hearted soul who was murdered. I met HIM a few times. His family (mother and step father) are hurting right now. They didn't have life insurance for a 22 year old active young man. They need help. Funerals cost money. Brian sure didn't ask for this and neither did his family. I gave money because this was horrible and Brain was a good kid. Go read the story about how he took his pathetic father in 2 years ago and he stole from Brain. Yes his father was homeless and he was trying to the right thing. Noone asked to be murdered or his reputation ruined. RIP Brian and FLY high and my condolences to the family.

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Erin Dallas
18 months ago

There are a number of people who have been concerned about the money being collected going to the defense of Kevin Golec. That is not, and will NEVER be, the case. We are raising funds to help the family bury their son AND for the purpose of any legal fees they may incur in the PROSECUTION of Kevin Golec.

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Scott Murdock
18 months ago

I see a lot on here about male or female see a lot on here about Bri or Brian I see a lot of different opinions I see a lot of different attitudes As I am a stranger in the midst of this let me give you my valueless opinion.first of all this has been set up to fulfill the final arrangements of a kindred spirit that was murdered in cold blood a young child that was trying to take care of his sick demented father male female shemale does it really matter? This isn't about anybody here leaving comments this is about a poor young child that was murdered in cold blood. to those of you out there ordering people not to donate to this you should really look in the mirror and decide whether this is about you. what about the person that was murdered in cold blood obviously everyone on here loved this person now is the time to put all of your love together to help this person move on! join together and celebrate this person's love in spirit rather than revel in hatred

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Katie Burgess
18 months ago

Alright if I hear that my cousin was a god damn girl one more time all hell will break lose! U obviously did.not know him! My husband grew up with him they bathed together they played together they changed in front of each other and from what he said his fucking cousin was a MAN! So my suggestion to u stupid mother fuckers who want to keep running ur mouth about something u have no idea about STFU

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Kristi Stephan
18 months ago

OK THIS IS ENOUGH!! THIS WORLD SADDENS ME MORE AND MORE EVERY DAY!!! Brian's story is no less tragic because he is not Transgender! Just because Brian had a profile for Bri Golec that only had one picture, one post & one friend...from 2 YEARS AGO...make this any less of a tragedy because ....Yes, there was a time when he introduced himself as BRI (A Transgender Woman) but for the last 2 YEARS he has been introducing himself as BRIAN (A Trans Friendly STRAIGHT Male with a Female Fiance)! Brian Golec was the type of person who rejected labels & was the MOST SPIRITED, KIND HEARTED & LOVING SOUL! SO, why in the HELL is everyone trying to label him, when it doesn't matter! WE ALL LOVED HIM FOR WHO HE WAS (Whether you knew him as BRI or BRIAN)...... IT DOES NOT MATTER!! The ones who were the closest to him only called him by the name he introduced himself as! PLEASE, CAN WE JUST LEAVE IT ALONE AND MOURN AS A UNIT! WE ALL LOVED THE SAME HUMAN BEING! STOP MAKING THIS OUT TO BE MORE THAN WHAT IT IS.......THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE! I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOUR FACE BRIAN!!

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Ki Marie
18 months ago

Do people not read? It states he went by Brian for the past year. He didn't like labels, don't tell people not to donate and give him a proper memorial if you haven't even understood the story yourself.

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Freyja O'Daniel
18 months ago

It sickens me how even after her death you still haven't truly seen your own child; seen her for what she was, and not what you wanted her to be. Her name was Bri, NOT Brian; she was girl, NOT a boy. Acknowledge it or never acknowledge your own child.

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Eric Binns
18 months ago

Becca. Really? You are clueless.

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Becca Bibby
18 months ago

I urge everyone to not donate to this. Regardless of whether his mother didn't stab him these people STILL don't understand and disrespect HER even after she's gone. This could of been avoided if these parents just opened up their hearts and loved BRI unconditionally like they were susspose to do.

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Katie Riverwood
18 months ago

MY thoughts are with Bri. So sorry for your sick, disturbed, disgusting backward father and apparent 'friends'. RIP girl x

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Chas Gutheridge Swanson
18 months ago

My codolances to everyone who loved Brian, but I hope this money does not go to support the murderer in any way shape or form.

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Neissa Johnson
18 months ago

We miss you terribly , but now you are free from all the evils of the worldworld no one can hurt you now . fly high my friend . I know you're looking over all of us . you will never be forgotten and forever will be loved .you are Free

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Victor Murdock
18 months ago

Murphy's children loves you brian

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$3,150 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 74 people in 18 months
Created February 14, 2015
$25
Anonymous
18 months ago
AG
$100
Amanda Golec
18 months ago
$25
Brett Grant
18 months ago

Every little bit will help lay him to rest....life was ended too soon - condolences to his family..

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$180
Anonymous
18 months ago
$20
Anonymous
18 months ago
DA
$25
Darcy Angle
18 months ago

I love the band and am sorry for your loss.

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RS
$20
Random Stranger
18 months ago

I don't know any of these people, but nobody should have to lose somebody they love. Prayers.

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RC
$15
Royce & Stacey Cleveland
18 months ago

We are so sorry for your loss.

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RP
$20
Ron Perry
18 months ago
LE
$10
Laura Elmes
18 months ago

Rest in peace, Brian. May your memory live on xx

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Kimberly Renee
18 months ago

Brian died!!! Stop caring so much about whether he identified as male or female and give a shit about the fact he died!! Hell he was murdered how about we talk about drug addiction. Brian wasn't a label he was a person. Why not remember him for that and not what he was gender wise

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Cherie Hudacek-Lawrence
18 months ago

Very disturbing to see so many hateful comments, Bri or Brian - it doesn't matter - a human life was taken tragically despite the story behind his journey.......love thy neighbor and do not judge people - that is the problem with this world..........fly high Brian........

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Brianne Pennington
18 months ago

Really I just want to beat the fuck outta all you jackasses saying he was a girl. Brian decided he wanted to stay a man, and be with Sarah, they were freaking engaged, they interviewed his fiance on Akron news . So don't sit here and say no one excepted Brian for who the fuck he was. We loved him for who he was. If you believe Brian was a girl don't ducking speak. Point blank, get off the page, cuz if someone where to call Brian a girl to my face I'd break them. Only his friends and family knew why he made the choices he made and he chose to be known as Brian not Bri. You dumb fucks. And sorry Brian wherever you are for going off on here but I gotta set people straight. This is for people who have heard his story and are willing to help his family. Hense the word HIS and not her. Get it right fuckers

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Sarah Rose
18 months ago

Becca, you're a very ignorant person. I feel sorry for you.

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Kitty Barber
18 months ago

The ghouls of the trans-cult who cherish death care more about 'misgendering' someone than they do about the person who died. Sick.

+ Read More
Pam Michelli Rittenour
18 months ago

the prosection is paid by the state NOT the victim. money contribted to tis fund re: legal fees can only be for Kevin/

+ Read More
Lisa Shreve Brown
18 months ago

Carol Littlefield, well said!!! People need to put their agenda's aside and mourn the loss of this young man.

+ Read More
Carol Littlefield
18 months ago

Becca~Really? Brian was a kind hearted soul who was murdered. I met HIM a few times. His family (mother and step father) are hurting right now. They didn't have life insurance for a 22 year old active young man. They need help. Funerals cost money. Brian sure didn't ask for this and neither did his family. I gave money because this was horrible and Brain was a good kid. Go read the story about how he took his pathetic father in 2 years ago and he stole from Brain. Yes his father was homeless and he was trying to the right thing. Noone asked to be murdered or his reputation ruined. RIP Brian and FLY high and my condolences to the family.

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Erin Dallas
18 months ago

There are a number of people who have been concerned about the money being collected going to the defense of Kevin Golec. That is not, and will NEVER be, the case. We are raising funds to help the family bury their son AND for the purpose of any legal fees they may incur in the PROSECUTION of Kevin Golec.

+ Read More
Scott Murdock
18 months ago

I see a lot on here about male or female see a lot on here about Bri or Brian I see a lot of different opinions I see a lot of different attitudes As I am a stranger in the midst of this let me give you my valueless opinion.first of all this has been set up to fulfill the final arrangements of a kindred spirit that was murdered in cold blood a young child that was trying to take care of his sick demented father male female shemale does it really matter? This isn't about anybody here leaving comments this is about a poor young child that was murdered in cold blood. to those of you out there ordering people not to donate to this you should really look in the mirror and decide whether this is about you. what about the person that was murdered in cold blood obviously everyone on here loved this person now is the time to put all of your love together to help this person move on! join together and celebrate this person's love in spirit rather than revel in hatred

+ Read More
Katie Burgess
18 months ago

Alright if I hear that my cousin was a god damn girl one more time all hell will break lose! U obviously did.not know him! My husband grew up with him they bathed together they played together they changed in front of each other and from what he said his fucking cousin was a MAN! So my suggestion to u stupid mother fuckers who want to keep running ur mouth about something u have no idea about STFU

+ Read More
Kristi Stephan
18 months ago

OK THIS IS ENOUGH!! THIS WORLD SADDENS ME MORE AND MORE EVERY DAY!!! Brian's story is no less tragic because he is not Transgender! Just because Brian had a profile for Bri Golec that only had one picture, one post & one friend...from 2 YEARS AGO...make this any less of a tragedy because ....Yes, there was a time when he introduced himself as BRI (A Transgender Woman) but for the last 2 YEARS he has been introducing himself as BRIAN (A Trans Friendly STRAIGHT Male with a Female Fiance)! Brian Golec was the type of person who rejected labels & was the MOST SPIRITED, KIND HEARTED & LOVING SOUL! SO, why in the HELL is everyone trying to label him, when it doesn't matter! WE ALL LOVED HIM FOR WHO HE WAS (Whether you knew him as BRI or BRIAN)...... IT DOES NOT MATTER!! The ones who were the closest to him only called him by the name he introduced himself as! PLEASE, CAN WE JUST LEAVE IT ALONE AND MOURN AS A UNIT! WE ALL LOVED THE SAME HUMAN BEING! STOP MAKING THIS OUT TO BE MORE THAN WHAT IT IS.......THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE! I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOUR FACE BRIAN!!

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Ki Marie
18 months ago

Do people not read? It states he went by Brian for the past year. He didn't like labels, don't tell people not to donate and give him a proper memorial if you haven't even understood the story yourself.

+ Read More
Freyja O'Daniel
18 months ago

It sickens me how even after her death you still haven't truly seen your own child; seen her for what she was, and not what you wanted her to be. Her name was Bri, NOT Brian; she was girl, NOT a boy. Acknowledge it or never acknowledge your own child.

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Eric Binns
18 months ago

Becca. Really? You are clueless.

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Becca Bibby
18 months ago

I urge everyone to not donate to this. Regardless of whether his mother didn't stab him these people STILL don't understand and disrespect HER even after she's gone. This could of been avoided if these parents just opened up their hearts and loved BRI unconditionally like they were susspose to do.

+ Read More
Katie Riverwood
18 months ago

MY thoughts are with Bri. So sorry for your sick, disturbed, disgusting backward father and apparent 'friends'. RIP girl x

+ Read More
Chas Gutheridge Swanson
18 months ago

My codolances to everyone who loved Brian, but I hope this money does not go to support the murderer in any way shape or form.

+ Read More
Neissa Johnson
18 months ago

We miss you terribly , but now you are free from all the evils of the worldworld no one can hurt you now . fly high my friend . I know you're looking over all of us . you will never be forgotten and forever will be loved .you are Free

+ Read More
Victor Murdock
18 months ago

Murphy's children loves you brian

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