Brian Mulhern ’70

8 September 2020

Class: 1970

Major: English, History

Residence: Minneapolis, MN

Deceased: August 30, 2020

Mulhern, Brian J. age 71, of Minneapolis, died of Parkinson’s Disease and COVID, August 30. Born June 18, 1949 in NYC. Predeceased by parents, John and Jean Mulhern and beloved sister-in-law, Rebecca Schatz. Survived by David Wood, life partner for 47 years; siblings, Mary Jean Mulherin, Terry (Lin), John, Ann Shields (Brian), Patricia McClanahan (Tim), and Tom (Kim Erwin); and many beloved nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and cherished friends. Active in antiwar, co-op and LGBTQ+ movements. Graduate of Carleton College, U of M and U of Wis/Madison. Studied 9 languages. Librarian/archivist at U of M, Mpls Public Library, and MIA. Brian’s intellect was deep and delightful to all who knew him, but it was his heart and feelings rather than his brain and thoughts that were the biggest part of him. Many thanks to the incredible, caring staff of Walker-Methodist Health Center and Allina Hospice.

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