Michael Cusack


Special Olympics


Michael Cusack was an athlete with Down syndrome who won a gold medal in freestyle swimming at the first Special Olympics in 1968.

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May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

May the words at Isaiah 61:1,2 prove to be comforting to you. God will bind up the broken hearted... and comfort all who mourn.

To his family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. He was an incredible athlete and human being. He truly was the face of the Special Olympics and will genuinely be missed.

My sister was inspired by his success and learned to accept herself. On a daily basis, my family saw a change for the better and became much happier. I cannot thank him enough for all that he's done for people with special needs. He will be genuinely missed by the millions of people whose lives he's touched.

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. May the God of comfort and peace strengthen you during this difficult time.

Michael made an important contribution to Special Olympics and will be missed. At this sad time, may you receive comfort and strength from God.

What a special young man with many talents. To Michael's parents and relatives that loved him I offer my condolences. Peace and commfort to the family.

So very sorry to hear of Michael’s passing. It was so nice to see Michael fulfill his dreams. May the Family be comforted by the God of Tender Mercy. May He mend and bind up your grieving hearts with his peace. May his strength support you with the burden of your sorrow during this very difficult time, Psalm 68:19.