Theater community holds vigil in memory of Old Globe prop master Seamus O'Bryan

SAN DIEGO - Family and friends gathered Monday evening for a bonfire in memory of the prop master at the Old Globe Theater.

Seamus O'Bryan was killed Friday morning while riding his motorcycle in North Park.

Police said the crash occurred when the driver of a white Cadillac cut in front of him. The driver then took off. O'Bryan died and his passenger survived. 

His parents and brother were among those who attended the vigil in La Jolla Shores. The family is in San Diego from Arizona.

"I can't imagine anything else my brother would want us to do right now," said Devin O' Bryan. 

O'Bryan worked at the Old Globe for three years. He also worked at the La Jolla Playhouse. His brother said the family is touched by the outpouring of support. 

"This is the most incredible thing I've ever seen," said Devin O'Bryan. "It's so powerful. It's just amazing. It's breathtaking."

Police are still trying to find the driver who left the scene of the crash. O'Bryan's brother said the family forgives him. 

"We are a family of love, and again we have no anger at all, we have compassion," he said.

During the vigil they passed around Irish whiskey and shouted "To Seamus!" 

O'Bryan was an organ donor. His brother told 10News his organs have benefited at least 50 people.

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