Personal note from Brian's Family & Friends
It is with a heavy heart that we announce our dear friend has passed. He passed peacefully in his sleep. A gathering to celebrate his life will be planned in Houston and Boston at a later date. We will update you with the details as soon as they have been finalized.
Brian O'Connell passed away peacefully in Boston, Massachusetts, surrounded by his loving mother, Ms. Micheline de Bievre and other family members. Brian was born on October 5, 1965 in Pasadena, California. In 1971, his father was appointed Professor in Geophysics at Harvard University, which took the family to Boston, Massachusetts. Brian attended Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, graduating in 1983 and went on to earn a BA of Arts in Japanese history in 1987 …
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"I met Brian at Mitsubishi international. Our friendship slowly developed and it turned into love. …"
— As the years passed I realized how much I enjoyed Brian as a friend, storyteller …
"Micheline de Bievre, Brian O'Connell, Roberto Boehringer and Gregory Boisson"