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Former North Suburban YMCA Official Has Died

Bryan Pumphrey, 33, leaves behind a wife and two daughters.

Bryan Pumphrey, associate executive director of the North Suburban YMCA from 2007 to 2011, passed away in Kansas where he lived, according to the organization's Facebook page.

“He was hospitalized last week for blood clots, which resulted in lack of blood oxygen to his heart and other organs,” said Howard Schultz, CEO of the . “We are very sad, Brian was a great guy. Our heart goes out to his wife and his two children. The world is a sadder place”

According to a YMCA official, Pumphrey died Sunday. He leaves behind a wife, Kayme, and two daughters, Addison and Madden. Schultz said Pumphrey was 33.

After working in Northbrook, Pumphrey served as the Executive Director of Red Bridge Family YMCA in Kansas City, Missouri. 

According to the North Suburban YMCA's Facebook page, Phearson's funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Leawood Presbyterian Church, 2715 W. 83rd Street in Leawood, KS 66206. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Bryan A. Pumphrey Memorial Fund via check to the Leawood Presbyterian Church. 

Tracy Berger Swafford June 26, 2012 at 09:11 PM
Bryan was a truly AMAZING person!! I got to know him over the years at the Y. It was because of Bryan I learned about the Y's Strong Kids Fund and enrolled my girls there for after school care. He will be missed tremendously. My thoughts are prayers go out to his wife, children and family.
Melissa Morreale June 26, 2012 at 10:53 PM
Brian was wonderful man, incredible father and husband. My most heartfelt prayers go out to his family. What a tragedy!
Jaime Mortimer June 28, 2012 at 11:32 AM
Bryan was greatly loved and he loved well. He stated that Jesus had given him peace through various trials in his life and the strength of his wife's love had made an enormous impact on his life. So many of us are grieving over this loss. Kayme, you and the kiddos our in my heart and prayers. -Jaime
jabbar wesley June 28, 2012 at 11:59 PM
Wow, my buddy Bryan! We worked together for a short time but became friends quickly. He always liked to brainstorm and dream big! And he loved his family always making mention of them. Rest in Peace my friend! Jabbar:(

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