Kyle Thomas Brennan

Kyle Thomas Brennan, 20, of Charlottesville, Virginia, died suddenly on Saturday, February 17, 2007, in Tampa, Florida.

Kyle attended Albemarle High School and was a graduate of the college preparatory program of the American School. Most recently, Kyle was studying at Piedmont Virginia Community College.

Kyle was a talented artist, a skill he inherited from his mother, Victoria.

He adored nature and animals and was devoted to protecting wildlife. A prankster with a quirky sense of humor, Kyle loved to play basketball and spend time with his older brothers. Kyle dreamed of pursuing a college degree in art or science.

Kyle is survived by his loving mother, Victoria Britton, and his stepfather, Rick Britton, of Charlottesville; his brothers, Sean Myles Brennan and Scott Michael Brennan, also of Charlottesville; his sister-in-law, Mia Brennan, and his niece, so dear to him, Savannah Leigh Brennan of Charlottesville; his maternal grandparents, William and Jacqueline Brooks of Wallingford, Connecticut, and Gary Lee and Bonnie Robinson of Mariaville, Maine; his paternal grandmother, Cynthia Ward Brennan of San Diego, California; his cousins, Jamie Williams and Ryan Pinkowski, of Whitehall, New York, Crystal and Sarah Robinson of Sanibel, Florida; his aunt, Debbie Robinson of Whitehall, New York; his uncle and aunt, Steve and Barbara Robinson of Meriden, Connecticut; his uncle, Gary Lee Robinson Jr. of Fort Myers, Florida; his aunt, Susan Grinstead of Sanibel, Florida; his aunt and uncle, Carrie and Jeff of San Diego, California; and his aunt, Cathy Brennan of San Diego, California; all of whom loved him dearly and will deeply miss him.

Friends and relatives are invited to pay their respects to Kyle Thomas Brennan, from 7 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2007, at Hill and Wood Funeral Home in Charlottesville, Virginia.

A Catholic funeral service will be held on 11 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2007, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, on Alderman Road in Charlottesville, Virginia. Burial will follow at Monticello Memory Gardens on Monticello Mountain.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Kyle's name to The Wildlife Center of Virginia, P.O. Box 1557, Waynesboro VA 22980, (540) 942-9453.

His beloved great-grandmother, Ruth Gray of Bridgeton, Maine, is now looking after him in heaven. Rest in peace our dear son.

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Published in the Daily Progress on 2/21/2007.

Dave Touretzky
Last modified: Wed Jul 4 01:22:41 EDT 2007