Brian Edward Gershon, 27 years old of Palm Beach County, FL, formerly of Sudbury, MA, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Brian was currently attending Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL and he spent countless hours volunteering, most recently at the Big Dog Ranch Rescue. Brian will always be remembered for his tremendous love of animals, his world-wide love of travel and his gentle spirit. In his short life, Brian positively impacted everyone he touched through his friendship, kindness and humor. The world is a better place for Brian having lived in it and he will be sorely missed. Brian loved animals his entire life, from family pets, including his beloved companion Molly, who was adopted from Buddy Dog, to studying animal behavior at one of the country’s leading programs in the field.