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Brian Keith Ward

July 19, 1978 ~ December 26, 2020 (age 42)


Brian Keith Ward passed away on the morning of December 26, 2020 at his home in Fairbanks, AK. He was born in Anchorage on July 19, 1978 to Inupiat parents, adopted as an infant by Graham and Mary Ann Ward, and raised in Glennallen. There he attended school and was active in music and hockey. He graduated as co-valedictorian and later took numerous courses at UAF. He worked in catering at the Westmark Hotel in Fairbanks for a few years and then returned to Glennallen to help run the family’s RV Park. Recently, Brian spent winters in Texas taking part in Lions Club activities and singing in Church choir while helping his elderly parents.

Brian is survived by his parents now of Boerne, TX, his sister, Hillary Blender and her three children, Anthony Kline, Gypsie Blender, and Skyler Blender, all of Fairbanks. Brian was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of his life will be held in Glennallen next Spring.


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