Brian Charles Tucker, Janesville, WI
February 9, 1950 - February 9, 2017
Brian Charles Tucker, 67, died February 9, 2017, in Everett, WA. He was born February 9, 1950 in Janesville, WI, and graduated from Janesville Craig H.S. in 1968. Brian attended UW-Oshkosh and UW-Milwaukee and worked in the building trades throughout Southern Wisconsin and the Pacific Northwest. He enjoyed cooking, drawing, building bird houses, as well as playing “500” cards and watching the Green Bay Packers with family and friends. Other interests included reading, movies, Joni Mitchell’s music and picking strawberries. Brian also loved hanging out with his Minneapolis, MN, relatives and dear friends Bill and Patti.
He is survived by his four children, Heidi (Nico), Travis (Maria), Gudrin (Brian) and Spencer; three grandchildren: Alexander, Brooklyn and Dakota; five siblings: Kate Tucker, Tim Tucker, Bridget (Mike) Carper, Janet (Cliff) Kuti, Tony Tucker; former spouses, Beth and Ela; and aunts and uncles, Mary Lou, Bonnie, Bill, Cleve and Bette. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Brian is preceded in death by his parents, Donald and June Tucker; sibling, Donald Tucker II; and nephews, Ryan Carper and Cliff Kuti Jr. His older brother, Tom (Anne Sunderland) Tucker, died June 8, 2017.
A private memorial service is being held in Minnesota later this month. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may go to Habitat for Humanity, Hospice, or Second Harvest Foodbank.
The family wishes to thank the Everett, WA, Hospice and Monte Cristo Apts. staff for their kindness to Brian during his illness.