Brian M. Delaney
July 17, 1984 Ė Feb. 19, 2010
Brian M. Delaney, 25, of Waukesha, passed
away Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, after an eight-month battle with colon cancer.
He is survived by his mother, Barb Lynn of Middleton; his father, Michael
(Diane) Delaney of Racine; and his sister, Shannon (Jeff) Bohmann of
Waukesha. He is also survived by his grandparents, David and Sharon
Delaney of Greer, S.C., and Jeanne Lynn of Minocqua, as well as aunts,
uncles, cousins and friends.
Brian was preceded in death by his grandfather, "Doc" Lynn; and
his beloved cat, Figgy. Brian graduated from Arrowhead High School in
Brian was an extremely compassionate person who always put others ahead of
him. He was a gifted gamer and loved hard rock and classical music. Even
though his journey through ulcerative colitis and finally colon cancer was
beyond difficult, Brian kept his uniquely sarcastic, but addicting, sense
of humor going until the end and entertained family and friends with his
Friends and family will celebrate Brianís short, but eventful, life at a
party he requested be thrown in his honor. A private gathering will take
place in the spring to bury Brianís ashes at the familyís land in
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made in Brianís
name to the local chapter of the Crohnís and Colitis Foundation of
America and/or AngelsGrace Hospice of Oconomowoc.