Brent Lee Fair

brent fair

April 2, 1959 ~ August 7, 2010

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Brent Lee Fair, 51, born in Pueblo Colo., April 2, 1959, has passed peacefully on Aug. 7, 2010. Brent or Brentie, as he was affectionately known to his family, will be sadly missed by his parents, Shannon and Nancy Fair; brothers, Douglas (Claudine), Gregory (Nadine Wyatt); grandmother, Dorothy Gibbs; nieces, Emily, Carsen, Campbell and Chloe Fair, who treasured his infectious laugh and warm hugs; nephew, Ryan, who shared many a humorous story with Brent; and by all of Brent's special aunts, uncles, cousins and friends especially Aunt Jenny Eickelman who took such good care of Brent. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Velma and Adolph Fair and Henry Gibbs; uncle, Dave Gibbs; good friend, Bob Hamel; and cousin, Jack Walker. Brent attended the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind for his primary years and then went to the Visually Handicapped Program at Dist. 60 Schools. He graduated from East High School after his junior year with perfect attendance. Quite a feat, considering his physical limitations. He showed great courage during this endeavor and throughout his life. He lived in Denver and attended a school for the disabled under the watchful eye of his Aunt Barb and Uncle Joe who gave him special care and guidance. He graduated from the National College of Business after he returned to Pueblo. After many years in his family's home, Brent's health required him to make a new home at Minnequa Medicenter where he received devoted care and made many friends there. We want to thank the staff and residents for all the kindness and love they gave to Brent during his time there. Brent was an avid sports fan and a devoted supporter to his brothers during their sports careers. He loved 'his' Rockies, and during a recent visit to Pueblo by Troy Tulowitzki, he was invited to come to Coors Field where he met and talked with many of the players. Todd Helton presented him with one of his bats and Brent was so delighted. We thank Jim Kellogg and his staff for their generous efforts, making a beautiful memory for Brent and his family. We also want to thank the Pueblo Group involved, including Sal Acuna, for giving Brent this opportunity. Brent also loved his radio friends and relied on the radio to listen to all of the games, and to win many contests. Brent will be dearly missed by all who loved him. He showed us all how to appreciate the simple things of life. Be at peace, our son, and we will love you forever. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Family requests people wear their Rockies shirts to the service in Brent's honor. A memorial fund has been set up through the funeral home in Brent's name c/o Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003, to establish a park bench and plaque to be placed at Runyon Field where he spent so much time. Family and friends will be received at the home of his parents to share stories and memories. Online condolences,

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  2. My condolences to the entire Fair family. Even though I hadn’t seen Brent in many years, I have a vivid image of him sitting in the bleachers with a smile on his face watching sporting events. He was always quick to say “hi” and greet you with a gentle smile. He brought smiles to so many faces. I pray for peace to everyone in the Fair family. They are a special family.

  3. To the Fair Family, I am so sorry and saddened by your loss of Brent. Although I never knew him personally, he was always with you when you all attended school events and functions — such a great brother.
    My admiration for you all continues. Please know you are in my thoughts, prayers, and also in my heart.
    I enclose my sympathy and many hugs,
    Carol Wheeler Helwig
    Risley Jr. High
    East High School

  4. Dear Shannon and Nancy:

    I am so saddened by your loss. I know how much you loved Brent. May your fond memories replace the enormous grief you must be experiencing.

  5. Shannon & Nancy. We are so sorry to hear about Brent. We have not had the pleasure of seeing him in many years since we moved to Arizona. He was always a very special person. Kind, loving and caring is what I remember the most. I know he will be missed by everyone he came in contact with. I wish I could have seen him one more time. I will be thinking of him tomorrow the 11th and forever.
    love to all of you
    Ken & Barb

  6. It was an honor and a delight to have Brent’s path cross mine.He was so positive and corageous and independent. Always looked forward to seeing him and visiting with him. He brightened the days of all he touched and was so very interesting. May God bless all who loved him. He leaves shoes ‘n slippers no one will ever fill.

  7. Dear Shannon,Nancy and family,

    We were very sad to read of Brent’s passing. What a heartache it must be for all of you. I can still see him as a young boy at those softball games so many years ago. I am sorry we will not be able to attend his service, but we will be with you in spirit. Take care and may God be with you at this difficult time.

    Don and Karyl

  8. I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers are with you. I am so glad that I got to know Brett, atleast the little bit I got know. He was such a sweet person and I enjoyed the visits we all got to have.
    In sympathy, Holly

  9. Brent…oh Brent..What an amazing man he was! The stories and jokes that we shared were very… interesting to say the least and will never be forgotten. He was such an inspiration to me! I will never forget his infectious laugh! It was an honor to have spent this past Thanksgiving with him and his family…boy do we have some memories from that night! Thank you for allowing me to be a part of his life…you are an amazing family and I am thankful everyday that you all are a part of mine! I love you all so much!

  10. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will remember Brent sitting at Runyon cheering on the team and boy, what a great laugh he had. Thanks for some fantastic memories.He will be missed and you all are in our thoughts and prayers.Much love, Ragan, Arch and the Boys

  11. So sorry to hear of your loss. Brent will be missed by all that knew him. I remember seeing him at
    all the ball games! Go Rockies!
    Love, Bobby and Nancy Bonner

  12. Brent was such an inspiration to everyone who met him. Not only is that a reflection on him, but on you, his loving family. You were always so devoted and loving, but he never took advantage and did as much as his limitations would allow, living life to it’s fullest. We will miss Brent and were blessed to know him. Love and prayers to you all.

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