Heather (nee Kertesz) and Greg Briest of Los Angeles joyfully announce the birth of their daughter, Averie Spencer Briest, on July 24, 2019. She is named in memory of her great-grandfathers, Alex Kertesz and Seymour Briest. Proud maternal grandparents are Randy and Rhonda Kertesz and Debbie Birns. Paternal grandparents are Sue and Philippe Briest. Great-grandparents are Boots Kertesz (Alex, deceased), Dan and Judy Zeligson, Anita and Jerry Kruman, Florence Jocoby (Seymour, deceased), and Edward and Rene Briest (both deceased).