Bryan began his lifelong career in funeral service in 1954 at the age of 15, working with his father in Pincher Creek. He started his formal training with Jacques Funeral Home in Calgary in 1958, graduating from the Alberta School of Mortuary Science in 1960. Bryan has continued his committment over the many years in Calgary, Cranbrook, BC, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. Bryan returned to Lethbridge in March of 2009 joining the staff at Cornerstone Funeral Home offering his knowledge and guidance to the community both in pre-need and at need capacity. Bryan is married to Barbara and together they have two children and four grandchildren.