|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1979|
|Death: ||Apr. 13, 2013|
Los Angeles County
Brett Kenneth Shaad was born September 10, 1979 in Sacramento, CA and died on April 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA.
He was the treasured son of Sandy and Dick Cunha and Fritz Shaad, loving brother of Brian Shaad and wonderful grandson of Ken and Mary Lou Cayocca. He was warmhearted, caring and loved his family and friends deeply as they did him. He graduated from St. Michaels Day School, Jesuit High School, Boston College and Cardozo School of Law. He was an attorney practicing in Los Angeles at the time of his death. His wonderful smile and strong but gentle (and quirky) ways endeared him to all who had the good fortune to know him. His life was filled with terrific friends and great travels throughout the world.
A Mass in Brett's honor will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Church, 1817 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 with burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Any memorials in Brett's memory can be made to The 4 Robinhoods, 1220 X St., Sacramento, CA 95818 or to the donor's charity of choice .
Brett and his family thank everyone for the tremendous outpouring of love and support through this tragedy and we will be forever grateful. Arranged by George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on April 24, 201
7:55 pm Saturday, April 13, 2013
Los Angeles, CA - Brian Shaad, the brother of Brett Shaad, issued the following statement regarding the family's decision to remove Brett from life support tonight.
"Tonight our family made the incredibly difficult decision to remove my brother Brett from life support. He died peacefully surrounded by our family and friends," said Shaad.
"Brett was an extraordinary person. He was a loving son, brother and grandson, an attorney with a deep passion for social justice, and a dear friend to so many people. We cannot believe that this wonderful person is gone. We love you Brett."
Brett was being treated at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Beverly Hills, CA. He was removed from life support tonight at 6:24 pm and passed away at 6:42 pm.
A spokesperson for the family, Elizabeth Ashford, issued the following statement:
"The Shaad family asks for privacy at this painful time, which has been made more devastating by irresponsible and inaccurate reports on the circumstances of Brett's death. The family wants, and will pursue, answers for how and why this happened."
Cause of Death: meningococcal meningitis
"Hi it's Brett"
Beloved Son, Brother, Grandson and Friend
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Created by: Pat McArron
Record added: Apr 13, 2013
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