Brent passed away at the age of 57 on April 20, 2022, after a lifelong battle with diabetes.
Brent was born and raised in Hollister, California. He graduated with honors and held several degrees from San Jose State University. His career included teaching and a stint as a chemical engineer for Dow Chemical. He lived and worked in San Jose for the last 25 years.
He is survived by his sister Wendy L. Rothert and nephew Christopher Penovatz. A purposeful memoriam is a donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.