January 19, 1954 ~ January 8, 2023
Our beloved partner, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend peacefully passed away January 8, 2023. We miss his kind and generous heart.
Born January 19, 1954, to Ralph A. and Mary Maher McBroom, Jim was an eternal optimist and “Avenues” kid. Graduated from the Cathedral School, where he met his lifelong friend, Peter Grisley (62 years); Judge Memorial Catholic High School, where he met Bill Soltis (52 years); and the University of Utah. Jimmy Mac’s love for tennis brought Drew Sweet (55 years), the Mathesons and many others into his life. Successful in the financial world, passing the Series 7 and 9 Investment Certifications in the 90-percentile, making him the brightest bulb in the box. From “sits on a Ritz” to “Spud,” Jim touched many lives.
Survived by Suzanne Hata (46 years), big brother Ralph and sister Anne Marie, aunt Sr. Julie Maher, SFCC, cousins, nieces, nephews and all who loved him. Preceded in death by parents, brother Bobby and sister Mary Catherine.
A funeral Mass was celebrated January 17, 2023, at the Cathedral of the Madeleine.
In lieu of flowers, please donate in Jim’s memory to the Cathedral of the Madeleine and be kind to those in need.