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Keith Wayne Rusk

October 15, 1947 — December 19, 2021

Keith Wayne Rusk, 74 of Montrose, CO passed away peacefully on December 19, 2021 with his family by his side.

Keith was born in Willmar, Minnesota on October 15, 1947 to Joe Rusk and Elaine (Fahlberg) Rusk.

He attended school in Minneapolis, MN to become a Court Reporter. He worked in Greeley, CO, Grand Junction, CO and eventually settling in Montrose, CO.  Keith was a member of the Montrose Elks.

Keith enjoyed a competitive round of golf, bowling and softball. He loved coaching his children and others in the Montrose Rec Football and basketball leagues. And no boys, you still can’t have his playbook.

Keith is survived by his life partner Sandra Scruggs of Montrose, CO, Stacey (Todd) Harris of Fort Collins, Michael (Kala) Rusk and Sarah (Danny) Taylor of Montrose. Brother Joe Rusk and sister Jolane Clark, Step-children Andrea Saltzman, Cody Ladner, Millie Ladner and Candy Ladner. Grandchildren Taylor Harris, Katie Harris, Brailee Taylor, Haiden Taylor, Blake Taylor, Payton Rusk, Teagan Rusk and many step-grandchildren in Colorado and Mississippi.

Keith will always be remembered for his smile and positive attitude. We will miss him dearly. There are no services planned and cremation has taken place. There will be a party at a later date to celebrate his life.

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