Our beloved son, brother and friend Brent passed away at age 59 on October 7, 2011. He was born in SLC, Utah to Yvonne Mead Anastasion and Arthur Grant Laxman. Brent loved his Nascar, music, the Utes and fishing at his cabin with his family. He was an avid reader and had his early career in banking. Later he started and successfully established an insurance brokerage company.\n\nHe was preceded in death and is now together with his father, his youngest brother Paul and step-father Glen A. Billings. Brent is survived by his mother, brother Arthur Scott Laxman and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and also Glen’s children, Kim, Stan, Randall and Glenna.\n\nA special thank you to Scott, nephews John and Greg Wittwer and many others. Brent will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, "Catch a trout for me".\n\nGraveside services will be Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 East 4580 South, Salt Lake City, Utah.