Brian Doyle Passes Away on May 27

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UPDATED Brian Doyle, award-winning author and editor of the University of Portland’s acclaimed Portland Magazine, passes away on May 27
May 27, 2017

The University of Portland lost a beloved member of our community when Brian Doyle, award-winning author and editor of Portland magazine for 25 years, passed away early this morning, May 27, 2017 from complications related to a brain tumor.

UPDATE: With deep sorrow, we invite all who knew, loved, and admired Brian Doyle to attend his Funeral Mass, which will be held on Friday, June 2, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Cathedral in downtown Portland.

Brian, 60, is survived by his wife, Mary, their daughter Lily and twin sons Liam and Joseph.

“Brian exemplified God’s grace by how he lived his life,” said University president Fr. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C. “He was a man filled with a sense of humanity and wonder, who was interested in everyone’s story and who saw everyone’s potential. His warmth, humor and passion for life will be deeply missed.”

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