Community, Cottage Grove

Friends gather to remember Miller

COTTAGE GROVE — A community-organized memorial was held over the weekend to honor the memory of Brian David Richards Miller, 26, who died Nov. 14 on the streets of Cottage Grove. 

Born Aug. 30, 1996, he was found outside the overflow homeless shelter behind DariMart on Main after ending his life.

Friends who knew him described him as “goofy,” and someone “with a big heart.” Toward the end of his life he spent time living in trailhead park and the overflow camp with his friends. He’s remembered for his laugh and his love of . . .