Funeral and expenses for Brett Stannard

Our brother was tragically killed last night when trying to cross route 3 in Spotsylvania, VA. I cannot begin to express our devastation at this loss. He was just 42. He had a challenged life in many ways but always could make you laugh with his giddiness and held a belief that family is the heart of life.  I recently learned he loved early morning and sunrises. What I wouldn’t give to share that with him today... He leaves behind seven sisters, a beautiful daughter, our broken mother and step father, and many extended family and friends that love him dearly. 

Brett has passed with no assets, or life insurance. We are asking for help with his funeral and expenses to ease this transition for all of us but mostly my mom financially. We want to celebrate the brother we love so very much but need help. Any extra funds will go to his beautiful daughter that he left behind. 

Thank you so very much for your compassion and help easing our burden.


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