Bryant Keith Cosen died in the early morning hours of Friday, May 15, 2009 at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona following a lengthy illness at the age of 36.
He was born on April 23, 1973 in Whiteriver, Arizona. Following his high school graduation from Ganado High "Class of 1991", Bryant attended a year of Haskell Indian Jr. College now known as Haskell University where he played football. He then began working as a mechanic, where he was a "Jack-of-all-Trade" and continued in the construction industry for the rest of his life.
He is survived by his sons; Tyler Cameron Cosen, Sheldon Sharky Beach; parents, John & Neva Cosen, stepmother, Bertha Tortice; sisters; Perlinda Cosen, Lana Cosen, Bernie Cosen-Sprengeler, Doreen Clay, Lorinda Thompson, Jennifer Tortice, Derlene Tortice and Taddie Tortice.
Bryant's earthly remains will be taken back to his home in Turkey Creek, AZ for a public wake that will begin 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, May 20, 2009 and will continue there until the funeral service begins, 1:00 P.M., Friday, May 22, 2009, also at his home. Bryant will be laid to rest at the Canyon Day Cemetery in Canyon Day.