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Dr. Bryan P. Curry

January 1, 1975 –
 January 1, 1975

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Dr. Bryan Porter Curry, beloved husband, father, son and brother passed away June 18, 2022 surrounded by his wife Kathy and family.

Born January 1, 1975 to Richard and Linda Curry in Dallas, Bryan was a graduate of RL Turner High School, Texas A&M University, UT Houston Medical School and UT Southwestern Medical School with a specialty in Pediatric Anesthesiology.  He practiced at UT Southwestern and later as a contract physician until diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2017.  He loved children and whenever possible carried them into the OR.  He was admired by coworkers and patients alike.

Bryan had a happy childhood and was a wonderful student and athlete.  As a teenager he played club soccer for the Comets 75, winning 4 State and 3 United States Regional Championships and finishing Silver Medalists at Nationals.  He was famous for taking penalty kicks and shootouts, never missing a goal.  He was also legendary for his video game prowess including winning a National Championship.

Bryan cherished life, putting his family and friends above all else.  He had a kind heart and a wonderful sense of humor.  He could always make you laugh.  Bryan had diverse interests.  He enjoyed poker and was frequently given complimentary rooms at the WinStar Casino where he and Kathy shared getaway weekends.  He loved comedy, often going to Comedy Clubs and even performing himself (parents not allowed).  Bryan was in the process of writing a children’s book.

Bryan has two children, Micah Porter and Madison Grace from his marriage with Theresa Garcia.  He loved them deeply and was proud of their many accomplishments.  He lived to see them grow to beautiful, intelligent, responsible young adults with bright futures.  No parent could ask for more.

Bryan met the love of his life, Kathy Shehan, in 2015 and married her in 2020.  He found true happiness and enjoyed each day to the fullest.  He was a devoted husband and tried each day to make her feel loved.  He enjoyed traveling and they took many wonderful trips together.  Bryan was a proud grandfather to Kathy’s granddaughter Layla Petty.  He loved their miniature Yorkshire Terrier.  Vader provided companionship the past two years and was the feature character in his children’s book.

Bryan leaves behind his wife Kathy, children Micah and Madison, parents Richard and Linda, sister Cassie and her family Greg, Claire and Rowan and Aunts Judy, Tessie and Betty and a shared granddaughter Layla Petty.

A Visitation for Family and Friends will be held Thursday, June 30,2022  from 3:00-5:00 PM at North Dallas Funeral Home 2710 Valley View Ln Farmers Branch, TX 75234.  A family graveside service is pending.

One Thought on Dr. Bryan P. Curry
    Cynthia
    13 Oct 2022
    10:42am

    I am so saddened to hear the loss of an amazing man and anesthesiologist.
    Bryan was kind, funny and a complete joy. I was fortunate enough to work with Bryan…it was always a great day!
    My condolences to his family.

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Dear John,

It was such a nice pleasure to meet you, and what you had planned for my father just took my breath away. It was so special to hear you tell us how he would just come over to talk with you. I think it brought him much comfort. Tha you for putting that Air Force article of him on your website. I am going to have a replica made of the painting of his plane to give you.

Thank you again for all you have done to honor our dad.

Love, The Gillilands

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