Brenton N. Farmer Memorial Fund

This Memorial Fund has been set up in loving memory of our son and brother, Brent. All funds will go to support the Contra Costa chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI).

Brent was devoted to animals and enjoyed close companionship from the family dog, Beau. He loved nature and was an avid fisherman. He reveled in besting his family members on the tennis court. He liked hanging out with the guys and listening to music.

Sadly, for the last 19 years, Brent struggled with a serious mental illness. When he was first diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, we were overwhelmed by the magnitude of the situation. NAMI was a life-saving resource to our entire family. NAMI offered family-to-family peer counseling, legal and medical guidance, and invaluable emotional support through an exceedingly difficult journey. Brent’s father, Al, was the President of the Contra Costa chapter for many years and continues to serve as a Board member. We are deeply indebted to the NAMI community and will continue to be involved going forward.

We thank you for your donation. Any amount will make a difference for NAMI and for people, like Brent, who suffer from mental illness along with their families.

With gratitude, Donate here

The Farmer Family

Brent N. Farmer Memorial Guest Book

Brent N. Farmer Memorial Guest Book

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Barbara & Cam Ward
Dear Sue, Al, and family,

We send you our deepest condolences and can hardly begin to imagine the grief you must be feeling now. Your grace and courage has always been an inspiration to us.
Love, Barbara and Cam
Stacia Royster and Dan Ward and Family
Dear Farmers All, We are so sad that you all are hurting from such a tragic ending. We wish you peace and courage. With deepest sympathy, Stacia, Dan, Hunter, Alex and Sam.
Leonard Hernandez
I've known you guys for many years. I cut all of your hair. You are very nice. And your sister was fun to visit with as well. Brent God bless you. I had no idea you were in town. You could have come down to visit me. I would have loved that. I will see you again one day. My heart is heavy today. Take care Dad Mom and Siblings
Lance & Monika LaraLin
Dear Farmer Family,
We wish we could say more and do more to convey our deepest condolences for your loss. We cannot even begin to imagine what that loss feels like, but we are thinking of you all. We send our prayers for your family to heal and to remember only the good times with Brent.
We wish you all well! ❤
Lance & Monika
Saar Gur
I am so sorry for your loss.
May he rest in peace.
My thoughts are with you during this tough time.
Stewart and LaRita
Dear Sue, Al, Steve, and all the Farmer Family,

Our heartfelt thoughts of sympathy and love go out to you today and in the days ahead as you go thru this most difficult time of pain and grief.

Our love,
LaRita and Stewart
Hilde and Terry Clark
Sue & Al ~

There are no words we could say that could bring comfort…the anguish and grief you must be experiencing has to be excruciating.

We pray that God holds you both…and Brent…in His warm embrace and gives each of you the strength and endurance you’ll need to move through this, one day at a time - perhaps even one hour at a time.

Know that God is at your side…we are all at your side in person or in spirit from afar, weeping with you.

In Christ's love,

Hilde & Terry Clark
Sandra Anojulu
Dear Laura and the Farmer Family
I am deeply sorry for your sudden loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Marcia and Mac Odell
We cannot tell you how deeply we feel this tragic loss. It is devastating. We appreciate what a valued and important part of your family Brent has been. We can only imagine what you are going through. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything that we can do, please let us know.
Marcia and Mac
Bradley Maas
Dear Farmer Family,
We are tremendously saddened by the news of Brent's passing. May he rest in peace.
Brad and Georgia Maas