Brixey, Sam Cameron |

Brixey, Sam Cameron

Sam Cameron Brixey, of Truckee, passed away on July 1.

Sam was born on April 26, 1996 in Reno, Nev. Sam grew up in Truckee, California, and had just completed fourth grade at Glenshire Elementary, School.

Sam was a true Truckee boy, loving the outdoors and being involved in all sports. He especially loved basketball and soccer. He also enjoyed just being with his family and friends on and around the lake ” skiing, wakeboarding, and camping. At age 10, Sam had developed into an avid fly fisherman and accomplished athlete. He had a contagious smile, gentle soul and kind spirit that touched all those around him. Sam was loved by all who knew him.

Sam is survived by his parents, Mark and Jennifer Brixey, his sister Whitney and his brothers Max and Michael of Truckee; grandparents Park and Lynette Bechdolt; great-grandmother Audrey Crump; grandparents Peter and Elizabeth Crosby; his many aunts, uncles and cousins: Stacy, Shannon and Jennifer Nicholls; Michael, Misty, Christopher, Madison, Keanna and Parker Brixey; Andy, Caroline, Andrew and Nichole Bechdolt; Paige, Luis, Briana and Gracie Martinez; Peter, Katherine, Sara and Alex Crosby; Tim, Lisa, Dylan, Blake and Adam Crosby; Stephanie, Tom, Emma and Dana Journey; Haley, Kevin, Matt and Justin Fenley; Dan, Kim and Morgan Crosby; and Kevin, Ayden, and Collin Crosby; and his best friend Claire Roberts.

The memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, at the Truckee River Regional Park Amphitheater. All friends are invited. For details please contact

Memorial donations may be made to the Samuel Cameron Brixey Memorial Fund at US Bank.

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