In Memory of Brian Hobart

On February 12, the world lost one of its brightest lights, Brian H.  As all of his friends and people who know him know; it’s hard to imagine a more giving person whowas always ready to lend a hand to his family, friends, or total strangers.  Brian was a steadfast and loving husband, father, and son.  He was the glue that held countless friendships together.  Brian was generous and kind; he would make you laugh, and then tell you to pick yourself up and keep going,  If anyone he knew needed anything, Brian was always the first in line to help.  

Brian went to bed the night before and simply never woke up the next morning.  His loss has been catastrophic, not only to all who knew him, but most especially to his wife and two children.  As many know, Brian was an amazing jeweler who owned his own jewelry store, B. Hobart Jewelers.  As a brilliant artist, Brian hand-crafted many unique pieces for his business, and in this too he is irreplaceable, and the store must close without him at the helm.  

This Go Fund Me campaign is asking for your help to cover expenses incurred with Brian’s loss.  Please help in supporting his family with whatever amount you can donate.  All money raised with be going to Sarah, Brian’s wife, and his two children, Case and Lillian.  It cannot bring Brian back, but maybe we can give back to Brian’s family a small portion of the generosity that Brian brought to all of our lives.

  • Christina Gray 
    • $100 
    • 74 mos
  • Gavin Savercool 
    • $10 
    • 75 mos
  • Lisa Hawkins-Jack 
    • $75 
    • 75 mos
  • Gary Godt 
    • $100 
    • 75 mos
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    • $50 
    • 75 mos
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Laurie Writer-Frank 
Traverse City, MI
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