BriAnna believed in volunteerism and she became the best volunteer that the community could ask for. BriAnna was awarded the High School Big Sister of the Year for 2013 through Big Brothers Big Sisters. She was also awarded the St. Cloud Optimist award for Youth Appreciation. She spent much of her time volunteering with Sartell-St. Stephen Community Education, Big Brothers Big Sisters, her church, the Lone Eagle Auto Club, and would help anyone that asked.
WWBD (What Would Bri Do?)
A simple philosophy to live by. "We honor the memory of BriAnna by striving to always be kind, helpful, and compassionate. We lend an ear to a person who needs it, help out our community in any way we can, or simply offer a reassuring smile to brighten someone’s day. We try to love others without judgment, and remember to be a force for positivity in the world."
BriAnna Rose Kruzel passed away unexpectedly at the age of 18 on September 28, 2013 from natural causes. Throughout BriAnna’s life she was very active and passionate about Girl Scouts, Sartell-St. Stephen Community Ed and Big Brothers Big Sisters. BriAnna gave much of her time volunteering and paying it forward to everyone she could. In an attempt to honor her legacy of giving back, the goal of What Would Bri Do, Inc. is to continue giving back to individuals or organizations that are in need of financial assistance in BriAnna’s memory.