Kirk Slusher, 61
Kirk D. Slusher, 61, of Las Cruces, N.M., entered eternal life Friday, March 28, 2014. He was born July 14, 1952 in Winchester to Robert F. and Mary J. Slusher. Kirk graduated from Winchester High School and Indiana University. He lived his life as an adventure and traveled extensively, living abroad for a time. One of his favorite things was camping in remote areas such as Chaco Canyon, N.M. Kirk was dedicated to helping other Type 1 diabetics.
Survivors include a cherished son, Kerstin (Kerry) Slusher; his fiancée, Magali Martinez Espinosa; his mother, Mary (Rust) Slusher; a sister, Sandy (David) Ellman; two nieces; a great niece and great nephew; and two of the best friends a man could ever have, Carl and Helen Gibbons.
At his request, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces, N.M., and Sunset Crematory are in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Baca's Funeral Chapels
300 East Boutz
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on May 10, 2014