Janet Lee Brubaker, 71, died suddenly in her Dallas home on April 16. Although she had health challenges, her death was unexpected, and her family and many friends mourn this tragic event.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vivienne and Harry Brubaker, and her sister, Jill. She is survived by her sister Jeannie, her brother Jerry and her sister-in-law Cynthia.
It isn’t easy to describe Jan. In spite of many setbacks, she had an amazing spirit and love of life. She was an avid sports fan and had been a competitive swimmer,

training for the Junior Olympics in the butterfly stroke. She was exceptionally creative, had a great sense of humor and was a wonderful writer. She loved politics, music, nature and old films and was active in her community and LGBTQ causes.