Brian William Dean

February 18, 1972 ~ February 12, 2018 (age 45)

Brian Dean, 45 of Carpentersville and formerly from Mount Prospect, died suddenly and unexpectedly on February 12, while on vacation in California.  Born February 18, 1972 to the late Richard and JoAnne Dean. Brian is survived by his twin brother, Craig, who has been his constant companion and best friend since birth. He also leaves behind his siblings Donna (the late Michael) Spitzer, Diane (Jay) Wolanik, Richard (Vicki) Dean, and Robert Dean.  Brian was a very loving uncle of Trish Calabrese, Mike Spitzer, Adam Wolanik, Andrew Wolanik, Tracy Laurie, Todd Dean, Lauren Dean and great uncle of Maya and Dean Calabrese, and Chloe and MJ Spitzer.  Brian was admired by his aunts, uncles, cousins, and countless friends.  Brian was a kind, loving, and compassionate man. His big smile and even bigger heart would light up any room he entered. He will be missed greatly by everyone who knew him. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are greatly appreciated, contributions may be made to Brian’s Fundraiser at

A visitation will be held on Friday March 2, 2018 from 3:00-9:00 pm at Willow Funeral Home 1415 W Algonquin Road, Algonquin IL 60102 ( One mile east of Randall Rd.) Funeral service will be following on March 3, 2018 at 10:00 am at the funeral home.  Interment to follow  at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery in Palatine IL.

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