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Memories & Candles

“I'll remember him as intelligent, caring and entertaining. One especially memorable time was when he took us to the Sprag Pole Museum in Murray,...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Steve Michalec - West Chester, PA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I met Bryan in 1978 when he framed my parents house in Colbert . I was just a kid but knew I...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jeff Hoerner - Post falls, ID

“Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: - WA

“He always was one to contribute at Wildflower .Making it a more memorable experience .What I remember was his RMRTFE stickers .Always something like...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Lyle Martinsen - MT - Friend

At your living wake. Such fun and love.
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

Our Christmas show Cirque Du Soleil
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

Our trip to the top of Steptoe
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

Having an early morning breakfast. Your favorite time of the day. “Bless you Bryan, fly free through the universe. You were one of the most intelligent men I had the privilege to meet. I am so thankful that you let...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Deborah Kirwin - Colbert, WA

A Vietnam veteran, Bryan fought his cancer and declining health with valor. . He was predeceased by his wife Linda Yeats Anastasio and daughter Anne-Marie Anastasio. He is survived by his sisters Kathryn Boylen (Charles), Sandra Michalec, sisters-in-law Alisa Johnson (Brett), Kathy Yeats, and Diane Yeats. He was the devoted and loving uncle to a niece, nephews and their families. Born in South Dakota, Bryan moved with his family to Spokane in 1956, where he lived until he moved to Colbert in 1978. He worked as a union carpenter for most of his life. He loved skiing, travel, and connecting with his many friends. He was always available to help people, and was most generous with his time and talent for building and fixing things. He read widely and was very concerned about the fate of the country and of the planet.. His family and friends will be celebrating his life on Sunday, April 23 at the Black Diamond, 9614 E Sprague Ave Spokane Valley at 1PM. We will all miss him and his enthusiasm for life.