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Tom Brewer, 26, of Echo Park, Calif., passed away on April 23, 2016, when he was struck by a DUI driver while riding his bicycle close to his home with a friend.
The service to celebrate his life will be held on June 25, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Raymond's Beach, Gloucester, MA. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Tom Brewer was born in Stoneham, Mass., on May 12, 1989. Tom graduated from the Putney School, then he took a gap year in Peru to travel and study Spanish with his good friend, Wilder Yost. He attended Burlington College for two years before transferring to Emerson College. There he received a degree in Writing for Film and Television.
He then promptly headed to L.A. to make his mark in the film industry.
Tom had worked as a Film Editor for Bunim/Murray of Van Nuys, Calif., for the past year. He enjoyed skateboarding, bicycling, writing, drawing and self-publishing his comics, playing guitar, adventure and travel. He was considered a great artist and a warm, sensitive human being. He was a bright light to all who knew him. He will be sorely missed.
Tom is survived by his parents, Jayne Robbins of Portland, Maine, and Chip Brewer of Gloucester, Mass.; his twin brother, Shawn Brewer of Portland, Maine; sister, Kirsten Brewer of Montpelier, Vt.; sister, Alicia Brewer of Williston, Vt.; sister, Jessie (Barry-Brewer) Harris of Waltham, Mass.; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. He was predeceased by his grandmothers, Esther Brewer and Sarah Robbins.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Gloucester Writers Center (gloucesterwriters.org), 126 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930, or Multicultural Communities for Mobility (multicultimobility.org), 1000 N. Alameda St., Suite 240, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Published on  May 2, 2016
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