Mr. Brian S. Passero, 42, of Johnstown died suddenly on January 1, 2014 following an auto accident. He was born January 26, 1971 in Little Falls, N.Y., son of Richard C. and Linda S. Lyons Passero. Brian graduated Gloversville High School in 1989 and Herkimer County Community College in 1991. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcasting and Mass Communications from SUNY Oswego in 1994. While in college, Brian worked as a cameraman for WRGB News during a summer break. His career began as sales manager for BBJ, a industrial merchandising company. Brian attained the position of national sales manager at the former Spray Nine of Johnstown, traveling extensively.