Bryan R. Smith - 6/18/53 - 8/16/11

Bryan R. Smith, born June 18, 1953, age 58 of Roswell, GA, passed away after a hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer on August 16, 2011. Bryan graduated from Columbia High school in 1971. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from Oregon State University and a M.B.A. from Wake Forrest University. In his career, he displayed expertise as a medical device and health care services provider.

He was proceeded in death by father Norman L. Smith, Richland WA; mother Freda SmithHogan, Newburg, OR. Survived by his wife of 30 years, Diane L. Smith; sons, Justin Smith and Grant Smith, Roswell, GA; brother Jerry Smith (Sue) Benton City, WA; sister Shawna Jech (Steve), Grand View, WA; sister Katherine Smith, Tualatin, OR; numerous brother and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life was held on Saturday, August 27, 2011; in Roswell GA.

Donations in Bryan's name may be blood or platelets to the American Red Cross or make a donation to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network via Bryan's team page for the Purple Stride Atlanta 2011 event. Donations to Hospice in his name would also be greatly appreciated.

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