Motorcycle industry veteran Brant Russell, 55, passed away suddenly on Catalina Island, Calif., on June 4. He had no known health issues, but went quickly and quietly.
Russell had a long and colorful history in the motorcycle and ATV industry. He spent 11 years as the vice president of marketing and sales at Yoshimura R&D and was involved with the marketing and sponsorship of many racers and teams, starting with Jeremy McGrath in 1996. For the last few years, Brant worked at Acorn Woods Communications, a public relations firm in Huntington Beach.
Services will be held at the Huntington Beach Masonic Lodge (601 Palm Avenue) at 6:30 p.m. on June 17.