Miami, FL — Brian Scott Gilmore, 50, of Bay Harbor Islands, Miami, Fla., formerly of Arlington and Lynn, passed away January 10, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Brian was born in Lynn, Mass., on June 7, 1963. He excelled in school, graduating from Lynn English High School, Class of 1981 and Bryant College in 1985. Upon graduation, he worked for the Massachusetts State Auditors Office. He later received his Master’s degree in Political Science from Northeastern University. Brian spent many years working for the Federal Government at the Tip O’Neill building in Boston at the office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He transferred to the Miami, Fla., office in 2001 where he became the Director of HUD for the Southeastern Florida Region.
Brian was passionate about traveling and learning about other cultures. He leaves a legacy of having friends all across the country and around the world.
His loving parents, Donna Gilmore of Topsfield, Roland Gilmore and friend, Susan Fowler of Lynn, survive Brian. He also leaves behind his brothers, Wayne Gilmore and his wife, Maria of Danvers, Jeffrey Gilmore and his wife, Erinn of Topsfied, and sister, Denise Gilmore of Alexandria, Va. Brian was a loving and admirable uncle to nieces and nephews, Lauren and Michael Gilmore of Danvers, Jack, Riley, and Kate Gilmore of Topsfield. He leaves behind two very close friends, Mario Rosario of Miami and Thomas Katsos of Lynn.
ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to calling hours on March 15, 2014, from 12 to 4 p.m., with a service to be offered for Brian at 3:30 p.m. at the Merton E. Robert’s, Jr. and Conte Funeral Home located at 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown, MA. Collation will be at the Erie Fire station in Georgetown, Mass., located at 474 North St., immediately following visiting hours.
A private internment in Byfield, Mass., at the Byfield Parish Church Cemetery will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a scholarship has been set up to commemorate Brian’s affinity for school and learning. A scholarship will be given annually to a Lynn English High School student accepted to a business school. Donations can be mailed to the Brian Gilmore Scholarship Fund, c/o Jeffrey Gilmore, 32 Woodside Rd., Topsfield, MA 01983.