Brian Scott Herrera

HOUSTON, Texas - Brian Scott Herrera, age 49, died February 11, 2020 at his home in Houston, TX. He was born April 11, 1970 in Garden City, KS, son of John and Rita Herrera.


Brian graduated from Garden City High School in 1988 and then graduated from KU in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and had an ESL certificated with English as a seconded language. Brian enjoyed riding bikes, working out, loved to sing and karaoke, and spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews and his friends that he would say was his second family. He also enjoyed changing his student’s lives by way of teaching and connecting with his students. We will always have him in our hearts and prayers.


Brian is survived by his siblings, John and Nancy Herrera of Kansas City, KS; Judy and Tracy Rogers of Lawrence KS; Beatrice Herrera of Garden City; Bob and Danis Herrera of Garden City; Tommy and Josie Herrera of Shawnee, KS; Phillip and Andrea Herrera of Topeka, KS; Steven (Chino) and Jennifer Herrera of Topeka, KS; Patrick and Sabrina Herrera of Garden City; Becky and Brad Herron of Kansas City, KS; Vicky and Paul Olson of Garden City; Zelda and Eric Mizell, of Garden City; Francine and Jose Varela of Fort Morgan, CO; Curtis and Miel Herrera of Kansas City, KS; he also has 45 nieces and nephews and 63 great niece and nephews. Brian was proceeded in death by his father, John Herrera, mother, Rita Herrera and his niece, Elody (Cha Cha Bear) Herrera.


Funeral will be held at the Corner Stone Church 2901 N 8th St. Garden City, KS 67846. Service will be on March 7,2020 at 11 a.m. The family requests memorials be given to Teach for America in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com.