Remembering Dustin Cuzick, 1983-2019

 KKTV 11 News reporter Dustin Cuzick
KKTV 11 News reporter Dustin Cuzick (KKTV)
Published: Jul. 16, 2019 at 10:12 AM MDT
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Dustin J. Cuzick passed away at the age of 36 on July 11, 2019, surrounded by friends and family at Penrose Main Hospital.

Dustin was born April 8, 1983 in San Mateo, California. Dustin is the son of Suzanne and Paul Warnecke.

Dustin was an investigative reporter for KKTV 11 News in Colorado Springs. Dustin’s loving, kind spirit and hilarious personality made him an absolute joy to be around, and all who met him loved him. He touched the lives of so many people, and despite a lifelong illness, he never stopped smiling or cracking jokes to make those around him laugh. His memory will live on forever in those who knew him.

Dustin is survived by his parents (mentioned above); father James Cuzick; his siblings, Noelle and Randy Avery, Amber Cuzick and Erik Lopez, Brooke and Brandon Kissam, Trevor and Jocelyn Cuzick, Brandy Warnecke, Taylor Warnecke, and Dylan Cuzick; his nephews and niece, Jaxon and Grace Avery, Harrison and Paxton Kissam, and Abel Cuzick; and his grandfather Arthur Draughon.

Dustin’s memorial service will be held at the Meridian Point Church at 5450 N. Meridian Road in Peyton on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would love to hear any memories you have of Dustin. These can be given to the family at the service, emailed to

, or mailed to KKTV 11 News at 520 E. Colorado Ave., Colorado Springs, CO, 80903.