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“I'm So sorry for your loss. Grief can be so hard but your special memories of Brian can help you cope. May the "Peace of God"(Phillipians 4:6,7) be...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Mrs Houston - MI

“I'm so sorry for the loss of your husband Holly. You and your family have been and will remain in my prayers. ”
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Terry Adams

“Miss you, buddy. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Arnie - VA

“I loved Señor Aulph. Whenever I had a bad day he would cheer me up. I was very shy in 6th grade, but Mr. Aulph changed that. He gave me that...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Bella Lawson - Grosse Pointe

“Un gran amigo que en este momento se encuentra al lado de Diós en su gran aprendizaje en la espiritualidad. Que los hermanos de luz estén...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Diogo Lessa Clemente de Lima

“I miss you! ”
6 of 100+ | Posted by: alsce T. Johnson - harper woods, MI

“dear aulph family mr. Aulph was a very nice man and a great teacher he tought me a very valuble life lesson. He taught me that when you are walking...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Connor pochert - MI

“I never really knew you.But I knew that you were always nice and AWESOME. You were my brothers football couch (Ky'on Kidd). You will be missed by all. ”
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Ky'sia Kidd

“It's been so awesome to read all of the memories and condolences left by students affected by Señor Aulph. Most are from students who had him...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Hannah Colborn - Chicago, IL

“Mr. Aulph always called me Fergie, he rarely ever called me William. One day he looked at me with a straight face and said, "Fergie, I can't...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: William Ferguson - MI - Student

“I know how much Mr. Aulph enjoyed Reese Peanut Butter cups so tomorrow in honor of him I'm going to wear an orange Reese shirt. I think about all of...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Madison Vens - Grosse Point Woods, MI

12 of 100+ | Posted by: PETER ESSA - washington, MI

“Señor Aulph,The first day I met you was my first day of sixth grade and my first day at Parcells. My cousin had you all three years and told me...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Mora Downs - Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

“I will miss you Mr. Aulph :( Spanish class will never be the same without you. ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Nathan (Naton) Vandenbulcke - MI

“I feel disappointed to never have known you personally. You were always funny during assemblies and I was looking forward to the Washington D.C. trip...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Ryan Lockhart - MI

“Mr, Aulph,Thank you for the fun memories and helping introduce the Spanish language to me. I won't forget the egg sandwiches we made in class and...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Madison V - Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

“Mr Aulph,I will miss you and Spanish class will never be the same without you. Nathan (Naton) Vandenbulcke 7th grade -...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Nathan Vandenbulcke - MI

“Dear Mr. Aulph, Even though I never had you as a teacher you would still smile at me in the hallway and make my day. I will never forget when I came...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Alanah - MI

“Words can't express our sorrow. Brian, You taught our kids to thank God for all our blessings even in the face of tough times. You always looked at...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: The Herfi Family - MI

“Señor Aulph, you are truly the most amazing person I have ever met! I still can't believe that after seeing you almost everyday for 3 years, I...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Nadya H. - GPW, MI

“Whenever I think of Mr. Aulph, I always picture him with his bright, big smile. He was an extremely special person whom I will never forget. I have...Read More »
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Gina Peruzzi - Grosse Pointe, MI

“you will be missed more than anyone i will ever know. you family is truly the absolute best. i only wish to live my life to a small bit of the legacy...Read More »
22 of 100+ | Posted by: curt sutherland - utica, MI

“Mr. Aulph, Your my favorite teacher. You will be missed so much. You taught us spanish better then any teacher can, and your the nicest, and the...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Darcy Graham - MI - student

“Matt, my prayers are with you and your family for the loss of your brother Brian. He was liked by many as is attested to by all these many memories....Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: JULIE DAOUST - ROCHESTER HILLS, MI

“Mr. Aulph was the best and most caring spanish teacher of all time. My condolences to his family and friends. ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Michal Ruprecht - MI - Teacher

“Mr. Aulph was more than a teacher, he was a friend, a mentor. Everyday coming to his class last year was a way to release all of my sorrows and...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Ritika S. - MI - Student

“To the Aulph Family, So very sorry to hear such sad news. Praying for the family and this time. ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: suzanne rizzo and jim black - MI

“You were the best spanish teacher on earth, i will miss you. ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Michal Rup - Grosse pointe, MI

“Brian was a great Spanish teacher that taught me a lot for my own Spanish classroom. He was my mentor for pre-student teaching in 2011. He truly...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Dena Gryebet - MI

“Mr. Aulph was always more than a teacher to me. He was someone that I wasn't afraid to go to for help. I recently went through some hard times when a...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Kylee Banaszewski - Harper Woods, MI

“So sorry for your loss. ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Bonnie Sandoval (Jacob's mom) - MI

“We are so sad to hear of the passing of Addy's Dad. Our family is praying for .your family. May God be with you always. Rest in peace Brain Michael...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: michael, maria, (classmate of Addy) Melissa - MI

“Dear Mr. Aulph, Although I never had you as teacher while I was at Parcells, you were always so nice to me while we talked during class passing time...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Taylor Claybrook - MI

“Mr. Aulph was such a great spirited man!!! Although I didn't have him as a teacher he still made a large impact on my life. I'll never forget the...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Rachel Joy - Grosse pointe woods, MI

“To Brian's Family, We are so sorry to hear of Brian's passing. We have such fond memories of him when he was in middle school and high school with...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Al and Marsha Dustan - MI

“I will keep Brian's family in my prayers. He always greeted me with a sincere smile when we passed each other in the hallways. A ray of sunshine!...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Miss Beaux - GP Woods, MI

“Senor Aulph was my spanish teacher for 2 years and he taught me so much. He was my favorite teacher because he always made the whole class laugh. I...Read More »
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Gavin Smith - Harper Wds., MI

“Coach Aulph was a great person. When I heard of his passing I was immediately brought back to JV Football and all of the great times that I had with...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary David

“Aulph Family, Our hearts ache for your loss. Brian was a remarkable young man & obviously devoted to his family & his students. We remember him...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Karen & Steve Hampton - MI

“My heart goes out to Brian's family. I knew Brian through Steve and Bev, it's been far too long since I've seen them. I see the Aulph in Brian's face...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary (Aulph) Darby - Berkley, MI

“Coach Aulph, I will never forget JV football. On our first day of full pads practice you said "the only guy I know that can hit is Brandon Brown."...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Brndon Brown - MI

“I had Coach Aulph as a Spanish teacher in middle school and a football coach in high school. What I will remember most about him was not his serious...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: David Sheill - Harper Woods, MI

“Mr. Aulph was a true blessing. In sixth grade, I had him at the end of the day. I looked forward to his smiling face and learning spanish. He was so...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Brianna Harris - MI - Student

“Coach Aulph, You were a great man, teacher, and most of all you were a great person. As a sophomore nobody believed in me like you did. You pushed...Read More »
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Alan Rozycki

“I'll always remember the first time I came to Parcells and my dad introduced me to Mr. Aulph and he gave me reeses cups. It was a small thing but I...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Joe Ciaravino - Harper Woods, MI

“I am deeply sorry to hear about the death of Brian. My thoughts and prayers are with you Aulph family. ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Eric Kirkland - Lakewood, CO

“Never before in my life have I thought of a man to be such a father figure to me besides my own. He could tell when I was having a rough day when no...Read More »
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Nikki Haggerty - MI - Student

“Mr. Aulph was my favorite teacher this year. I will really miss you. Adios, amigo! Vaya con Dios! ”
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Alexander Johnson - MI

“Mr. Aulph, Never in a million years would i have thought this would happen to such a kind person like you at such a young age. I still cant...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Elisabeth Kassab - MI - Teacher

“I remember Mr. Aulph was the first teacher to welcome me to Parcells. He came right up to my locker, introduced himself and eased my nerves about the...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Kit Maher - Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

“To Brian's family, I was an assistant coach at Adrian College while Brian played. He stood out to me because diabetes runs in my family, and he...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim Driskill - Hudson, MI - Coach

“To the aulph family. Mr. Aulph was one of my favorite teacher he would always say nice boots ( hunters ) and i would wear different socks with them...Read More »
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Nicole mccormick - MI - Daughter

“Mr. Aulph/Coach Aulph Truly sad to hear of the passing of Mr. Aulph/Coach Aulph. He was truly a great Spanish teacher, our Children enjoyed having...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Matouk Family - MI

“Words can not express how sad I am over the loss of Brian. He was one of my first friends. I grew up with him, Jen, Matt and the rest of the...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Katie (Thomasson) Stocum - MI

“So sorry to hear of the loss of a wonderful teacher. My two sons spoke endlessly about Senor Aulph and we are greatly saddened by his passing. May...Read More »
55 of 100+ | Posted by: kathy sergeant - Grosse Pointe, MI

“Mr. Aulph, an incredible man. It has been so long since we last were together. My first and best Spanish teacher and football coach. He has taught me...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Erick Michael Tomaszewski - GPW, MI

“I remember the time when i went to my fourth hour last year(his class) and smelt the ribs he was making for his other hour. Boy they smelt good. i...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Quinn Washington - HarperWoods, MI

“I will always remember Senior Aulph from my 6th hour A day spanish class. I will always remember the "random off" we had. He was a very funny and...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Alex Caruso - Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

“It is obvious how many people Brian touched while here. I have many memories of Brian from 4th grade on. Brian always had a smile and was in good...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob gauthier - Rochester Hills, MI

“My heartfelt sympathy to the family of this amazing man. I have two sons that had Mr. Aulph, one of which minored in Spanish - his love for Spanish...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Jill Davenport - MI - peer/parent

“Mr. Aulph, taught both my girls in Spanish. They loved his teaching style and always had a kind story to tell at the dinner table. I also used to...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: kelly - grosse pointe farms, MI

“brian aulph taught my three sons james, robert, and thomas spanish, he also coached my oldest son in jv football, but our greatest memory of him is...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: diane coon

“I will miss you Mr. Aulph. You were much more than just a teacher. Everyboby, wear orange to school on Monday to honor Mr. Aulph. ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Sarah Corbet - student

“Attitude and Effort. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Josh Lewis - Fellow Coach

“Dear Senor Aulph, I cannot imagine returning to Parcells on Monday and you not being there. I have been truly blessed to have had you in my life the...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Chloe Redeye - MI - student

“You only meet someone like Mr. Aulph once in a lifetime. He was inspiring, kind, unique, and touched so many lives. Mr. Aulph was the best teacher...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Sarah Corbet - MI - stundent

“Our hearts are broken. No one wanted to believe the incredibly sad news. Mr Aulph has taught two of our daughters who are now in high school and...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Rene' Ciaramitaro

“Mr. Aulph, you were by far, my favorite teacher. The way you taught was amazing. Putting your life stories into the lessons. But you were more...Read More »
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Eva Ciaramitaro - MI - student

“I will miss you. You were a great teacher. Brianna Miller, student at Parcells grade 6 ”
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Brianna Miller - MI

“The picture looks just like him in 5th grade. He was always smiling and making me laugh. I am very sorry to hear we have lost such a shining star....Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Cheryl Payne (Kelly) - Rochester, MI

“Mr Aulph taught my three children. My son is in his class currently. I remember last year my son was disappointed when he did not get Mr Aulph as a...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Berry Family

“Dearest Aulph Family- Holly, "Nickernoodle", and Addy;We were so so saddened to hear of Brian's passing. We are heartbroken and at a loss for words....Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Wendi Henning

“To Mr. Aulph's entire family I wanted to be amongst the many to share what an amazingly positive spirit Mr. Aulph was and will forever be in the...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Bill Hoover, Jr. - MI

“Dear Mrs. Aulph and children, I wanted to leave a message telling you three how much I respect and like Mr. Aulph. Even though I only have known him...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Billy Hoover III - MI

“Mr. Aulph was my favorite teacher. When I first came to Parcells I wanted to take Chinese. However, there were not enough students enrolled in the...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Natalie Barstys - MI

“Senor Aulph, You were one of my favorite teachers at Parcells. You always made each day fun with your funny stories and you always pushed us to do...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: sam shehadeh - MI - student

“Brian was extraordinary. Even though we had a nurse-patient relationship, I felt such a connection with him. He was the definition of a fighter. Kind...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Andrea Hammou - Nurse

“Blessings to the Aulph family as they grieve Brian's loss. While I don't remember Brian personally, I certainly remember seeing his parents, Steve...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Nyama (Reed) Marsh - Glendale, WI

“I grew up with the Aulph family and have many great memories of times spent with Jen, Matt, and Brian. Sadly I haven't seen most of them for years. ...Read More »
79 of 100+ | Posted by: Todd Thomasson - Midland, MI

“Señor Aulph was more than a teacher to the hundreds of kids whose lives were touched by him. His inspirational talks and sense of humor made...Read More »
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Emily Graham - GPW, MI

“Mr. Aulph taught us all a lot more than Spanish. He taught us great life lessons and stories. He was a great man. He always said how much he loves...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Blake Graham - GPW, MI - Student

“Brian was a pleasure to have in my life. One Valentine's Day while we were at college, both of us were at the Fraternity House during the evening. ...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Aaron Sparks - Grand Blanc, MI

“Matt and Michalene - Wanted you to know you are in our prayers, as is Brian's entire family and friends. Sending you God's strength and comfort...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Botsford Family

“My greatest memory of Brian was the Wedding. You two made such a beautiful couple. I love you Holly. God will help you through this along with family...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Cindy Southwick - Albion, MI

“Hollie and family Our hearts are broken and ache for the loss of your wonderful husband, father, friend, and family member. Always know you are in...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Nancy and Chris Pellowe - Adrian, MI

“Señor Aulph is what I called you for three years. By others you were referred to as Brian, Mr. Aulph and Coach Aulph. You were not only a...Read More »
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Charles Craig - MI - Student

“Dear Señor Aulph,For the three years I've had you at Parcells, you've made me feel welcomed and loved. I'm deeply honored to know you. You have...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: Casey Hedman - Student

“My life was made more full after meeting you. You will be truly missed by myself and countless other fishermen on Lake St. Clair... ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Sylvester - Algonac, MI

“Mr. Aulph, You were an amazing teacher, and I admired that you always were optimistic about everything. You made Parcells a better place to be, and...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Paul Marcuz - GP Schools student

“Mr. Aulph You were so much more to me than a teacher. You pushed me to set goals inside and outside of the classroom, without your love and support...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Ryan cullen - GPW - Student

“My deepest sympathies go out to Mr. Aulph and his family. Mr. Aulph was more than just a Spanish teacher for me. He was always enthusiastic and was...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Alex Raicevich - MI

“My deepest condolances are extended to the Aulph family. Sr. Aulph made massive impacts on all students at Parcells, even those he didn't teach. I...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Christa Raicevich - MI

“Mr. Aulph was such an amazing teacher. He made spanish class so much fun. I'm so sad and I pray for his family through this most difficult time. ...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Jack Kohler - Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

“I'm going to miss you so much.I remember the first time I met you. I was in 6th grade and was still home-schooled. During a visit to my dad's class,...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris Ciaravino - Grand Rapids, MI

“Mr.Aulph although I've never had you as a teacher I would always see you in the hallways and said hi. That always made me feel warm inside. I'm so...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Mackenzie Vaughan - MI - teacher

“This first half of my 8th grade year has been one of the best! Walking in every morning to my favorite teacher Mr. Aulph with a smile on his face! I...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Francesca Leone - MI - student

“Señor Aulph,You were an amazing person! Not only were you a great Spanish teacher you taught me life lessons every day. You always looked out...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Evan Kolinski - Grosse Pointe, MI

“The best football coach and teacher I've ever had. So sorry for your loss! He was a great man ”
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Robert Sweeney - Clinton Twp, MI

“Señor Aulph You were definitely my favorite teacher that I have ever had. You would always put a smile on my face whether you were in a good...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin Topciu - Harper woods, MI

“Senor Aulph was by far my favorite teacher that ive ever had, and imwas lucky enough o have him for 3 Whole years at Parcells. I remember him having...Read More »
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Charlie Delaney - GPW, MI

AULPH, Brian Michael age 36, Passed away Feb. 19, 2013. Loving husband of Holly (nee Benzler) of 7 years. Proud father of Addy & Nicholas. Dearest son of Stephen & Beverly. Dear brother of Jen (Robert) Koehler and Matthew (Michalene). Brian was a teacher, football coach and avid fisherman. In lieu of flowers, donations to the childrens education fund are greatly appreciated. Visitation Thurs. 5-9pm and Fri. 1-9pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, Inc. (Shelby Twp.) 54880 VanDyke @ 25 Mile Rd. Celebration of Life Fri. 7:00pm. Funeral Sat. 11:00am at Kirk in the Hills Church 1340 W. Long Lake Rd. Bloomfield Hills. Interment Guardian Angel. Share memories with the family at their "On-Line Guest Book" @ or on facebook at staystrongbrian!