Brian Bywater was a playwright, poet, and fiction writer. He authored Milford Zornes: Friendships & Inspirations; published numerous poems including a chap book entitled Wading Light’s Torn Waters published by Laguna Poets Inevitable Press; and was playwright for a one-act play about Mission Inn Founder Frank Miller, commissioned by the Mayor of the City of Riverside for the Grier Living Histories Project. Brian passed away in July, 2013 and is remembered by his classmates and professors as a writer of singular vision and empathy, great humor, and deep, abiding passion.  We miss him terribly.