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GILLIS , Brent Michael
GILLIS , Brent Michael Brent passed away of a heart attack while rafting on the Sevier River on Friday, June 22, 2018. He was born on September 10, 1952 in Reno, Nevada to Bill Gillis and Nancy Heher Gillis. He grew up in Lancaster, California where he graduated from Paraclete High School. In the 80's Brent worked in construction for Cates Construction in Lancaster, where he and his brother Grant built 26 schools, a theater, library and several other buildings. Brent loved his work, hiking, river rafting and spending time with family and friends. Brent was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Nancy Gillis, and his wife Gail. He is survived by his companion Patty Neiman, step-son David Eric Wilson, brother Grant Gillis, sisters Sheila Eustice and Molly Machin. Brent also leaves behind his nephew Daniel Gillis and nieces Diane and Denise Machin.

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