Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary and Memorial Park
6500 E. Bell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Dene LUSBY Notice

Dene Lonier Lusby, 80, of Scottsdale, Arizona passed away on July 12, 2014. He was born August 6, 1933 in Baltimore, MD to Oscar and Hazel (Funkhouser) Lusby. He graduated from McDonogh School, Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland School of Law. He practiced law for almost four decades in government service with city, state and federal agencies. He was an avid reader and loved the arts - painting, music and theater. In 1997, he and his wife moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Atkinson Lusby, his children, Elizabeth Hand and Rosalind Nelson, three step-children, Amy Rada, Sherry Atkinson and J. Thomas Atkinson, II, and six grandchildren and step-grandchildren. He was a kind and devoted husband, caring father and good friend. He will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Endowment, https://shc.org/givenow, or the Salvation Army. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Hansen Mortuary, 6500 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.
Published in Baltimore Sun on July 16, 2014
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