VEAZIE and HERMON – Nathaniel Shea Brigham, 29, passed away Feb. 6, 2006, at his home in Veazie. He was born May 14, 1976, in Clifton, the son of Craig Brigham and Pegi (Egan) Whited. Nate died after a courageous battle with kidney disease that took his life early but didn’t stop him from living life to the fullest. He will be missed and remembered by many. Nate graduated from Hampden Academy, Class of 1994 and attended the University of Maine. He loved his family and his dog, Cooper. Nate enjoyed winter sports, skiing and snowmobiling. He was an avid University of Maine Hockey fan and went to as many games as time permitted him. He was a proud member of the Penobscot Valley Country Club and golfed last summer with friends and family and it was a very important part of his life. Nate was also an avid Red Sox Fan, following all of the players and all the games. He celebrated their World Series win like he was one of the Red Sox himself. He was a loyal fan of the New York Jets and never wavered, whether they won or lost. He loved crossword puzzles and Suduko puzzles and prided himself on encouraging others to do the same. Nate was intelligent, caring, thoughtful and happy. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Pegi and Bob Whited; his father and stepmother, Craig and JoJo Brigham; brother, Scot Brigham; half brother, Beau Brigham; stepbrother, Jon Whited and his wife, Melanie; two stepsisters, Leslie Billings and Raegan Whited; nieces and nephew, Alexis and Duncan Billings and Chloe Whited; grandmother, Mary Lou Brigham; special friends, Paul, Marian and Briana Jerome and Denny and Marje Smith; several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Nate will miss watching a special niece, Chloe Whited and friend, Briana Jerome grow up. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents and paternal grandfather. A Service of Remembrance will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with the Rev. Dr. Rex H. Garrett, director of chaplaincy services of EMMC, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Brookings-Smith Family Center, 163 Center St., following the service. Those who wish to remember Nate in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the National Kidney Foundation of Maine, P.O. Box 1134, Portland, ME 04104.