Brian went missing from his home after taking a walk on February 17, 2015. He was discovered on April 2, 2015, his life tragically cut short just before his 21 st birthday in May. Brian was a lifelong Marine Park, Brooklyn resident. A 2012 graduate of James Madison High School, a Boy Scout Eagle Scout from Troop 531 Brooklyn, and received his computer programming diploma posthumously from Bramson ORT college.
His friends and family wish to honor the life he led by establishing the Brian Gewirtz Memorial Foundation
. His latest favorite quote was “What is life without sparkle?” We hope to help others with disabilities through this foundation and bring a little “sparkle” into other's lives the way Brian would have wanted.