On December 2nd, 2018 our beloved Brian; husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend passed away doing what he loved- making turns skiing at Park City Mountain Resort in the fresh morning snow with his beautiful wife and soul mate, Caroline. Brian was born February 3rd, 1956 To Lloyd Don Isbell and Georgia Heath in Tracy, California and was later adopted by Jimmy Graham who along with Georgia lovingly raised him from a young age. He attended Layton High School class of 1974 where he lettered in baseball, football and wrestling. He went on to attend Provo Tech where he was all ICAC for two years, then to University of Utah on a baseball scholarship where he was an All-Western Athletic Conference baseball player. He graduated with a B.A. in 1978. His love for playing baseball continued after college where he played for some of the most competitive softball teams in the state. Golf was also a sport that he greatly enjoyed. He was a member at Jeremy Golf and Country Club where he enjoyed playing with his son, grandsons and the many friends he made at the club over the years.
Brian was a successful entrepreneur, building the food brokerage business, Graham and Associates, from the ground up. Brian loved life and celebrated each day by waking up at 4:00 am to go to the gym, working hard, providing for his loved ones and giving of his time and comfort to many. He was loved by all who knew him and he will always be remembered for his gentle spirt and big bear hugs. Brian is survived by his wife of 8 years Caroline; parents, Don Isbell and Georgia Graham, son Aaron (Lara) Graham; daughters Tricia Graham, Natalie Graham, and Randi (Aron) Larson; his three step-daughters, Nicole Melo, Sunni Lawrence, and Makell Westlund, plus 6 grandchildren, Adrian and Greyson Graham, Eli, Graham, Keiser and Eli.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, 1505 White Pine Canyon Rd, Park City. Join the family following Mass where there will be a gathering with refreshments in the parish hall to celebrate his life.
Gone from our touch, but never our hearts. May God hold you in the palm of his hand. We love you with all our hearts. Your Family.