UXBRIDGE, Mass. – Brian David Stanley, 51, died peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 in the Lydia Taft House, Uxbridge, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Milford, the son of David and Lucy (Mele) Stanley of Uxbridge. In addition to his parents, he is survived by two daughters, Chelsea and her husband Troy Davis of Houston and Lindsey Stanley of Chicago; his sister LuAnn and her husband Peter Eknoian of Shrewsbury; his loving nieces, Megan, Lauren, and Erin; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and dear friends. He was preceded in death by his precious daughter, Brianna Stanley in 1996.
Brian grew up in Milford and was a graduate of Milford High School, class of 1979.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army for three years in Copenhagen, Germany.
Brian was an avid New England sports fan. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, rocking out to good tunes, and was always ready to lend a helping hand where needed 110 percent. Brian’s strong faith was admired, encouraging, and an inspiration to many. He will be fondly remembered for his many stories, magnetic personality, and constant reminder to everyone that “It’s all Good”.
Brian’s laugh was contagious; his stories were hilarious, and his faith unshaken. He will be forever loved and remembered in our hearts.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge and Evercare Hospice for their compassionate care.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Bethany Community Church, 15 Cape Rd., Mendon. Visiting hours will be Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home, 42 Congress St., Milford.