Brian Anthony Caruso

Photo added by DEBBI DAVIS

Brian Anthony Caruso

Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada
Death 10 Jun 2018 (aged 45)
Burial Unknown, Specifically: Ashes to be presented to family to return him to Canada, his home
Memorial ID 190589697 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Brian Anthony Caruso, 45, of Benbrook, TX, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at his home.

Visitation & Service on Tuesday, June 19th at the Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford, TX. A full Celebration of Life Service and Committal will be held in his hometown of Thunder Bay Ontario, Canada at a later date.

Brian was born on September 20, 1972, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada to Lorne & Marilyn Caruso. He was a life-long Hockey player and attended the University of Minnesota Duluth on a hockey scholarship. He was drafted in the third round (62nd overall) of the 1991 NHL Draft by the Calgary Flames and played professionally for four seasons with the Erie Panthers (ECHL), Saint John Flames (American Hockey League), the Fort Worth Fire (Central Hockey League). Brian had a passion for fishing and spending time outdoors. Many of his fondest memories are fishing with his brothers and nephews in the many rivers and lakes in Thunder Bay. Most recently, Brian was Senior Project Manager for All Around Commercial Construction in Weatherford.

Brian is survived by this parents, Lorne & Marilyn Caruso; his brothers, Ian and wife Jeannie Caruso and Bradley and wife Kelly Caruso, all of Canada; nieces & nephews, Mitchell, Matthew, Justin, Emily, Marlee, and Thomas Caruso; aunts and uncles, JoAnn and husband Rick Yeo, Donna and husband Ian Robinson, and Perter Humeniuk and partner Pauline. Brian is also survived by several cousins.


Brian Caruso, a four-year University of Minnesota Duluth hockey letterman during the early 1990s, passed away Sunday (June 10) of a heart attack at his home in Benbrook, Texas. He was 45.

Caruso, who was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, skated in 137 lifetime games -- primarily at the left wing position -- and had 62 points (30 goals and 32 assists) to show for it. He enjoyed his most productive year in 1992-93 when he set career highs for both goals (12) and assists (13) for the Western Collegiate Hockey Association regular season champion Bulldogs. A 1992-93 WCHA All-Academic Team honoree and the third round (62nd pick overall) of the Calgary Flames in the 1991 National Hockey League draft, Caruso went on to play professionally for four seasons with the Erie Panthers (East Coast Hockey League), Saint John Flames (American Hockey League), Fort Worth Fire (Central Hockey League) and the Fort Worth Brahmas (Western Professional Hockey League).


In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Sponsored by Ancestry



  • Created by: DEBBI DAVIS
  • Added: 14 Jun 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 190589697
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Brian Anthony Caruso (20 Sep 1972–10 Jun 2018), Find a Grave Memorial no. 190589697, ; Maintained by DEBBI DAVIS (contributor 46872703) Unknown, who reports a Ashes to be presented to family to return him to Canada, his home.