Died: August 21, 2011
R. Brian Prario, 66, of Somerset, passed away Sunday due to a heart attack while enjoying his favorite pastime, bicycling. He was the devoted husband of Judith (Moraes) Prario. Brian was born in Braintree, MA to the late Russell and Virginia (Eisenhauer) Prario. He excelled as a teacher and coach for 34 years, mostly in the science department at Somerset High School, before retiring 11 years ago. While he was most passionate about his family, he was considered by many to be a Renaissance man who loved backpacking, canoeing, languages, music, traveling, the arts and ballroom dancing. He was the beloved father of Richard (wife-Tammy), Stephen (wife-Cristine) and David (wife-Kara) Prario and Ryan (wife-Audrey) Carr ; former husband of Theda Kaczynski; grandfather of Cassandra, Kyle, Austin, Kayla, Mitchell, Ethan Brian, Samantha, Ryan and Molly; brother of Kevin and Wayne Prario and Judianne Point; nephew of James Eisenhauer. He also leaves several nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends. His funeral service was held on Friday, August 26, in the Calvary Temple on No. Main St. in Fall River followed by his cremation. Please consider giving to support Cardiovascular Research at Children’s Hospital Boston, in memory of R. Brian Prario. Contributions can be made online at www.childrenshospital.org/giving or checks made payable to Children’s Hospital Boston can be mailed to Children’s Hospital Trust, 1 Autumn Street #731, Boston, MA 02215-5301.