Birth Dustin was born on November 29, 1974 in Orange, Orange County, Texas.
Death Dustin died on November 1, 2003 at Northridge Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California at 28 years old.

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Dustin Ray Cruse (1974 - 2003) was born on November 29, 1974 in Orange, Orange County, Texas. He was born into the Cruse family.

Dustin had no-known spouses. Dustin died on November 1, 2003 at Northridge Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California at 28 years of age. He was buried on November 9, 2003 in Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery, West Orange, Orange County, Texas.

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Dustin was loved by many people. He was a charmer who enjoyed talking to anyone of any age, any background, and walk of life. He loved to entertain and seemed to always end up the center of attention. He had an amazing voice, a keen wit, a clever writing talent, a beautiful soul, and an awesome way of capturing your heart.

Given name
Dustin
Surnames
Cruse family history
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Nationality
USA
Born

Orange, Orange County, Texas
Death
at Northridge Hospital,
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Burial / Funeral
at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery,
West Orange, Orange County, Texas
Education
West Orange-Stark High School;
KD Studio School of Performing Arts
Gender
Male

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Dustin Ray Cruse, 28, of Orange died November 1, 2003, at Northridge Hospital in Northridge, California. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2003, at Cove Baptist Church in Orange. Dr. Tim Griffin of First Christian Church in Orange, Reverend Barry Bradley of First Baptist Church in Orange, and Reverend Brad Bickham of First Baptist Church in Deweyville will officiate. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday at Claybar Funeral Home. Mr. Cruse was a native of Orange and a graduate of West Orange Stark High School and graduate of KD Studio School of Performing Arts in Dallas, Texas. He will always be loved and missed by his parents, Stevie and Bobby Wilson of Bridge City, and Dana and Sarah Cruse of Orange; two brothers, Davin Cruse of Austin, and Damon Cruse of Houston; sister-in-law, Amy Cruse of Houston and niece, Ava Cruse; grandparents, Benny and Virginia Cruse of Grayson, Louisiana , the late Reverend W.W. and Agnes Kennedy; extended family, Winn Enloe, Hope Lummus, Jason Wilson, Jennifer Wilson and Jeremy Wilson; and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Dustin was loved by many people. He was a charmer who enjoyed talking to anyone of any age, any background, and walk of life. He loved to entertain and seemed to always end up the center of attention. He had an amazing voice, a keen wit, a clever writing talent, a beautiful soul, and an awesome way of capturing your heart. Dustin's family invites you to be a part of his memorial service. Serving as pallbearers will be Damon Cruse, Davin Cruse, Wesley Cruse, Cole Aaron, Chad Fuller, Brad Rutledge, Greg Rutledge, Chad Sittig, Scott White, Troy Looper, and Jeremy Wilson. A scholarship fund has been established in Dustin's name for a West Orange-Stark graduate. Contributions to that fund may be given to either of Dustin's parents or sent to Claybar Funeral Home. 504 N. 5th Street Orange, Texas 77630 (409)886-4445
claybarfuneral [external link].

Submitted by Elaine Stone November 12, 2003

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