Kussy, Stanley Richard Stanley Richard Kussy, born July 25, 1926 in Rockford, Illinois and passed away on January 2, 2013 in Plano, Texas. At the age of 7, Stan and his family moved to Chicago, IL where he lived until enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1944 and served in the Pacific during WWII. He attended Auburn University from 1948-1950 and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1951. He was one of the first nine sales representatives to open a showroom the Dallas Trade Mart in 1959 and moved to the World Trade Center in 1983. Later, he managed The Lite Source Showroom. Stan served as a loyal volunteer at the Scottish Rite Children's Hospital since 1992. He will be laid to rest at DFW National Cemetery.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Jan. 6, 2013