Obituary: Timothy Joseph Bricker

Timothy Joseph Bricker

Timothy Joseph Bricker

Timothy Joseph Bricker, of Ft. Collins, Colo., died on April 20, 2017, at his family’s home in Eagle, Colo. He was 44 years old. Tim was born on February 4, 1973 in St. Louis, Missouri.

He is survived by his parents Robert Stephen Bricker and Mary Poncel Bricker of Prescott, Ariz., his sister, Amanda Bricker Barnwell and brother-in-law, Marc Barnwell, a nephew, William Joseph Barnwell and a niece Eliana Grace Barnwell all of Eagle, Colo., as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Tim graduated from Prescott High School class of 1991, earned a B.S. from NAU in May 1997, and was granted a M.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Management from Ball State University in May 2000.

For the first 15 years of his career, Tim was a Software Developer utilizing global information systems and taught the same in the United States, Mexico and Europe. Most recently he was the owner of a property management company in Ft. Collins, Colo.

Tim was a loyal and kind-hearted friend who many have described as their “first friend” in whatever situation they found themselves. He was also persevering in any challenge that came his way. Nature energized him. His free time was spent hiking in the Colorado mountains, biking and running. He ran numerous marathons including the Los Angeles Marathon and the Paris Marathon.

There will be a gathering to celebrate Tim’s life at 11:00 a.m. on July 22, 2017 at the Highlands Center for Natural History in Prescott, Arizona.

Contributions in Memory of Tim Bricker are suggested to the Grand Canyon Association trail maintenance and can be done by phone 928-638-2481, on line at, under donate, or via mail: Grand Canyon Association (attn.: Emmons), P.O.Box 399, Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023. If you would like to sign the guest book, leave a message or add a photo please go to

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