FORT LARAMIE – A memorial gathering of family and friends for Bryan Edward Lowther, 14, will be held from 2-4 p.m. on July 31, 2021, at the old iron bridge near Fort Laramie. His family requests you bring a camp chair and wear a hoodie. Bryan died July 11, 2021, at his home in Fort Laramie and cremation has taken place. Memorials can be given to either the Riverside Zoo or the Goshen County Search and Rescue. The Colyer Funeral Home assisted the family with the cremation arrangements.
Bryan was born Sept. 22, 2006, in Denver, Colorado, the son of Arthur and Patricia (Cattaneo) Lowther. He grew up and received his education at Lingle/Fort Laramie. He was a cadet in Goshen County Search and Rescue and played baseball until age twelve. He played trumpet in the school band and loved working with robotics and electronics. He was a member of the Rough Riders 4-H Club. He enjoyed modifying nerf guns and was a dedicated animal lover. Bryan liked searching for and solving mysteries. He loved his family, especially his big sisters. He was big on helping people and was a self-proclaimed nerd.
Bryan is survived by his parents, Arthur and Patricia Lowther of Fort Laramie; his sisters, Brianna Lowther of Fort Laramie and Bridgette Lowther of Fort Collins, Colorado; a cousin, Robin Bentley of Arizona; and his adopted aunts and uncles, Cody (Tabby) Keefer, Les (Tabi) Parker, Jeff Ward, Shawn (Ti) Brooks, Milo Rivers, AJ Deines, Smokey Deines, Ted Gies, Tanner Breed, Erin Shepherd, Josh Donbraska, Josh Wagner and AJ (Tabitha) Lambert. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Eroi and Helen Cattaneo.