BRATTLEBORO - Brett Edward Perry died unexpectedly on September 17, 2017 at Bay State Medical Center, MA. He was a long-time resident of Brattleboro.
Brett was born in Brattleboro on May 7th, 1958, the son of Malcolm and Albertine (Hier) Perry. He attended Green St. School and was a graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, Class of 1976. He also attended Lyndon State Collage and the University of Kansas.
Brett was a machine operator at the Book Press but more recently ran his own business from home providing pre- and post-production digital video services for a variety of films. He also worked at the Guilford Welcome Center for the State of Vermont where he greeted visitors and provided other assistance. He loved sports and was active in a number of football fantasy leagues. He was a Vikings fan and rooted for the New York Yankees against his family’s wishes. He was a loyal friend who never hesitated to help someone when they needed it.
Brett was married to the love of his life and wife of 22 years, Fran Duggan, who predeceased him in 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Together they raised several Boxers and Bull Dogs. He is survived by two brothers, Scott (Sharon) Perry and Curtt (Lisa) Perry, both of Montgomery, two sisters, Danielle Perry (Tom Wagener) of Guilford and Janelle (John) Askew of Charlotte, a sister-in-law, Karen Duggan (Moss Kahler), and a brother-in-law, Timothy Duggan (Cheryl). He is also survived by three nieces, Kyla Perry, Elise and Maryn Askew, a nephew, Jeffery Kahler, and his Bull Dog, Zappa.
FUNERAL NOTICE: In keeping with Brett’s wishes there will be a private graveside interment service at St. Michael’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brett's name may be made to the Vermont English Bulldog Rescue, 170 Lamplite Lane, Williston, VT 05495 or Windham County Humane Society, P.O. Box 397, Brattleboro, VT 05302.