January   On the 30th, Brian's wife Melinda dies in Los Angeles: she was 77.
February   Following the passing of his wife, on the 16th Brian's website announces that following
  consultations with the seven children, housekeeper Gloria Ramos, his doctors and Brian
  himself, her conservatorship will pass to longtime Wilson family representatives LeeAnn
  Hard and Jean Sievers. Other reports cite the application (which will be heard April 30th) as
  stating that Brian has dementia, which Sievers confirmed a day later.