Photo: Brian Andrew DuBois formerly of Braidwood  1967 - 2023

Brian Andrew DuBois, age 55, of Appleton, Wisconsin, formerly of Braidwood, IL, passed away Monday, February 13, 2023 in Wisconsin.

Born on April 18, 1967 in Joliet, IL to Richard and Ann DuBois.

As a young boy Brian loved all sports, but baseball was his passion. He was very competitive and always felt the need to win. Brian graduated in 1985 from Reed-Custer High School. That same year he was drafted to the Baltimore Orioles, then went on to play with the Detroit Tigers. After his years of playing in the MLB he continued work with AT&T and also enjoyed his time coaching.

He is survived by his mother, Ann DuBois of Wilmington; his sons, Tyler of NJ, Bryan (Kayla) of Springfield, IL, and Zach (Nikki) of Springfield; grand-daughter, Emmy Maye of Springfield; siblings, Dennis (Kelly Larkin) DuBois of Essex, IL, Christine (the late Jeff) Cromp of Braidwood, Laura (Randy Davis) DuBois of Gardner, IL; niece, Kaylee Cromp; nephew, Ryan Garbin; and girlfriend, Elizabeth Lehrer of WI. Preceding him in death were his father, Richard DuBois; maternal grandparents, Eldon and Laura Flint; paternal grandparents, Andrew DuBois and Catherine Reaney; and brother-in-law, Jeff Cromp.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial visitation for Brian will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of memorial services beginning at 1:00 p.m.

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R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory

401 E. Main St., Braidwood, 815-458-2336