Brian Richard Urbano, 41, of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, January 5, 2023, following a brave fight against brain cancer. Visitation will be 9:30-11:00 AM with a Funeral Mass starting at 11:00 AM Thursday, January 12, at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 7023 West 71st Street, Overland Park, Kansas, 66204. More information can be found here.
Brian was born on June 12, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois. He was a father, a beloved son, and a selfless brother. Brian was a kid at heart who always put other’s needs ahead of his own. He was a lover of music, gaming, and comics, and a talented guitarist. Brian is survived by his son Rylan, parents Angelina and Richard Urbano, brother Nick and wife Kristin Urbano, and niece Izzy Urbano.
If you would like to make a contribution in Brian’s name, the
family encourages you to donate to this fund at Be Head Strong, the organization responsible
for helping Brian (www.beheadstrong.org). Be Head Strong is an all-volunteer, non-profit that
provides near immediate financial assistance and compassionate support to
Kansas City area patients with brain tumors, as well as their families and
caregivers. Thank you in advance for helping remember Brian in this meaningful way! If you would prefer to donate by check, you can mail those to: Be Head Strong, 3200 McCormich Road, Kansas City, KS 66115. (Tax ID: 71-0899918).
Brian’s family would like to thank his Oncologist Dr. Amandeep
Kalra and his staff, the staff at Research Medical Center and the Sarah Cannon
Cancer Center, all of the medical caregivers that have helped these past few
months, Crossroads hospice, and all of the family, friends, and neighbors that
have expressed condolences and support during this time.
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