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Brian Dennis McCarthy, PROFITSystems President, Dead At 62

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Brian Dennis McCarthy, 62, died suddenly Wednesday, January 19, 2005. He was born on January 3, 1943 in Warrensburg, New York. He grew up in both Warrensburg and in Glens Falls, New York. Brian attended the Air Force Academy, graduated from Fairfield University, Connecticut, and received an MBA from Columbia School of Business. At the time of his death, Brian was President of PROFITsystems, a software company located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He began working at PROFITsystems in 1990 and led the company with honesty and integrity. Additionally, he served on PROFITsystems’ Board of Directors and was a frequent contributor to Western Reporter, Home Furnishings Retailer, Furniture World and Furniture Today, among many other furniture industry publications. Brian was an avid sportsman. His many hobbies included flying, skiing, fishing, hunting, scuba diving, and water skiing. He loved literature, good music, and great food. Brian treated everyone he met like family. Accordingly, his personal and professional families will miss him greatly. Brian is survived by his father, Gerald J. McCarthy of Glens Falls, New York, sister, Karen McCarthy-Cady, and nephew, Colin Cady both of South Burlington, Vermont, and numerous cousins. He is also survived by close friend, Sonja Fielder. If you wish, in lieu of flowers, you may send memorial contributions to: The Association of Graduates 3116 Academy Drive USAF Academy, CO 80840 Reference Brian's name (Brian D. McCarthy). He was a lifetime member and big supporter of the scholarship fund. With immense respect and admiration we will bid our friend and colleague farewell on Friday, January 28, 2005. A viewing and prayer session with Father Mike Butler will be from 2:00-3:00pm followed by an informal social gathering/viewing from 3:00-7:00pm. To be held at: Swan Law Funeral Home 501 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903 719-471-9900 A memorial service will be held this Spring in Colorado.

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