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“We were so sorry to hear of Brian's passing. A wonderful man who did great work that mattered. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family. ...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Lucius - Neptune Beach FL

“Brian gave me my first job out of college (back in 1990). Over the years he offered advice and opportunities that had a big impact on my life and...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Walt Kostich - Madison, CT

“My prayers go out to the entire Largent family during this time of great sadness. I worked with Brian during his DuPont days and will remember how...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Deborah Conklin - Hockessin, DE

“I had the pleasure of working with Brian for 5 years as head of the Central Nervous System drug discovery department at DuPont. Brian was a...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Paul Hartig - Boulder, CO

“I had the pleasure of knowing Brian for over 15 years. We worked at Dupont together and then again at AstraZeneca. It is truly a loss and my...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Shelley Poore - Middletown, DE

“Dearest Brenda and Baby Brynn, I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for you both since the moment I heard. My heart is breaking for you both,...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Kimberly Cline - Wilmington DE

“I had the privilege of knowing Brian Largent when he was at the Bristol-Meyers Squibb R&D site in Wallingford, Connecticut, so I am saddened to learn...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Matthew D Healy

“Brian and I were friends over many years. We were classmates in graduate school and later colleagues when we collaborated on research at the...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Kevin Walton - Old Saybrook, CT

“Brian was one of my dearest friends. We became friends while working at Dupont as we shared a passion for science, European sports cars, and college...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Larry Fitzgerald - East Lyme, CT

“Brian and I were friends and classmates at Hopkins and kept in touch over many years at meetings, reunions and interviews. He was a fine scientist...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Jeff Nye - Bucks County, PA

“Brian was a great individual, mentor and friend. My deepest sympathies to his family. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Keith J. Miller - Hopewell, NJ

“I have known Brian as a friend and colleague since our days at Prof. Solomon Synder's lab at Johns Hopkins University in the early 80s. He was a good...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Chi-Ming Lee - West Chester, PA

“Brian was a good friend and a great department head. There has been a great hole in our department since he was last at work. My deepest sympathies...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Jeff Smith - North Wales, PA

“I knew Brian as a colleague at AZ for three short years. I found him to be a modest man bearing immense wisdom of heart. He will be sorely missed. My...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Vijay Chhajlani - Wilmington, DE

“My God be with all of Brian's family in this very sad time. May God give them strength and peace. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Ward - Marietta, GA

“I was so sorry to hear of Brian's passing. I worked in his department at AstraZeneca. He was a great scientist, a caring supervisor and will be...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Amy Medd - Kennett Square, PA

“I worked with Brian for only a few short years but truely enjoyed his open, honest and candid ways. My deepest condolences to Brian's family. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Ty Norris - New Castle, DE

“Condolences to Brian's family. I knew Brian peripherally through my father Sol Snyder. Over the years Sol had always spoken about both Brian and...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Judy Snyder Kastenberg


Brian L. Largent, age 52 of Greenville, DE, died Thursday, April 9, 2009.

Born in Evansville, IN, he was a son of the late Robert and Lois (Wright) Largent.

He was a Neuroscientist in the Academia and the Pharmaceutical Industry for over 20 years.

Brian enjoyed spending time with family and friends especially watching movies and vacationing with his family. He was also an avid UNC Basketball fan.

Survivors include, three daughters, Sara Largent of Durham NC, Allison Largent of Unionville, and Brynn Largent of Wilmington, two sons, Matthew Largent of Unionville, and Shaun Largent of Evansville IN, one brother, Robert Largent of Mount Vernon IN, Sharon Largent of Unionville, and Brenda Largent of Wilmington.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Carrie Largent.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11AM Wednesday April 15, 2009 at the Assumption BVM Catholic Church 300 State Rd. West Grove, PA 19390. Family and friends may call from 7-9PM Tuesday April 14th, at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, PA (Phone: 610-869-2685) and from 10-11 AM the day of the service at the Church. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Carrie Ann Largent Scholarship in Chemistry C/O 108 River Birch Circle, Kennett Square, PA 19348. send To send an online condolence, please visit www.griecofuneralhomes.com