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Funeral Details


Funeral Details

David Aaron Van Dusen


Interment - Private

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Memorial Contributions

The Skokie Community Foundation
8022 Lincoln Avenue
Skokie, Illinois 60077


David Aaron Van Dusen, 1980 - 2020. A good person.
Married to beautiful Diana (nee Abrams), father of Anthony and Zoe Van Dusen. Brother of caring Daniel Adam Van Dusen; son of Mayor George and Susan Van Dusen. He was proud to be the Mayor's son. A hard worker; a strong partner who said what he meant and meant what he said. A raucous sense of humor. He reached the happiest part of his life with a wonderful, loving family; and lived in his dream of a delightful brick house on a corner with a white picket fence. David enjoyed baseball and collecting memorabilia and worked almost 20 years at the DMV. He was a kind and caring person who will be much missed. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the service will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Skokie Community Foundation, 8022 Lincoln Ave., Skokie, IL 60077, To attend the funeral live stream, Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 2:30PM, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


We encourage you to share your personal
condolences and stories of David Aaron Van Dusen below and
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Khem Khoeun

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

Judy Schutz

My deepest and most sincere condolences to the whole Van Dusen family for your loss.

Barbara Carley

There are no words for such an unimaginable loss. I will keep your whole family in my prayers and hope you find some comfort. May his memory be for a blessing.

Karen Daugerdas

I am so sorry for your loss! Our hearts & prayers are with you at this painful time! God bless!

Terri Mlotek

I am so sorry for your loss. He was such a nice man. We met several times over the years and as a Skokie resident and business person, I had the utmost respect and admiration for him. May his memory be a blessing

Nikolaos Vorrias

From our family to yours we are sorry for your loss. The Crazy Greek

Noel Nonah

My condolences to the Van Dusen family I'm so sorry for your loss.
May God be with you always.

Paul Plotnick

Mayor George, Susan and family. We are so sorry for your loss. May the memory the good times comfort you in the future. Paul and Eleanor Plotnick

Rifath Khan

Mayor Van Dusen, I am so sorry for your loss, no words can console you for the loss, but in these difficult times my heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Please take care and know that the whole community and more are with you. Take care and stay strong

Sharon Vicker

Your Sorrow is Mine.

Pastor and Mrs Clarence Cranford Jr

Mayor George, Susan and family, we send you our sincere condolences on the loss of your dear Son, David, and pray for your strength and endurance during this period of bereavement. We will hold you close to our hearts trusting God that the pleasant memories of David's life will be the blessings that heals, over time, broken hearts and your pain of loss.

Anjum Ali

Dearest Van Dusen family,

On behalf of the members of the MCC Interfaith & Outreach Comm, we offer our sincere condolences for your great loss. As a small tribute to your son, we have sent a donation to the Skokie Community Foundation. This is just a fraction of the good that you have given to all of us. Please reach out if there is anything we can do to make this difficult time a little easier.

Especially for his dear children, may the Lord's Peace be upon your entire family.
Mrs. Anjum Ali


Dear Mayor George & Susan, Diana, Anthony, Zoe, & Daniel,

We send our prayers, love, and condolences for the loss of your dear David. We fondly remember him as a kind, humorous, and spirited father and community member. While no words can replace his presence, we hope that in time you may all find comfort in the happy memories of his time with you. May his memory be eternal. God bless you all!

The Varda Family
SCC Early Childhood Centers

Minal Desai

Dear Mayor and Family,
I'm so sorry for your loss and praying for strength for you and your family during this very difficult time.

Jason Robinson and family

We are very sorry for your loss

Susanne Lemaine (Vetter)

Dear Mayor Van Dusen,
my thoughts are with you and your family.
With deep sympathy,

Linda Lamb

My prayer for God's comfort and condolences to your family.

Dilnaz Waraich

From God we come. To God we return. My Deepest condolences. Dilnaz Waraich

Marjorie Shamberg Lewkovich

I am so sorry for your loss. I remember your giving me David's crib to use when my son, Andy was born. May his memory be for a blessing.

Fred Yach

My heartfelt and deepest condolences to the entire family and my your life be filled with sweetness and you should not know anymore sorrow.

Samina Hussain

I am so heartbroken to hear of David's passing. I pray that God gives you the strength to bear the weight of this profound loss. May you be surrounded by love and support from all those that deeply care for you and your family. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Nancy Maher

My heart is broken for all of you. David was such a bright light and brought so much love and joy to everyone who knew him. His love and light will continue to shine through all of you and those of us who knew and loved him. All my love, thoughts and prayers are with you now and always.

Avi Funk

I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of your family during this difficult time.

Richard and Diana Evonitz

We extend our deepest sympathies to your family during this time. Please know that you are in our prayers.

Panagiotis Goritsan

may His memory be eternal

Petia Tosheva

We were shocked when we found out today, the day of the funeral service that David has passed away! Dear Susan and George, please accept our sincerest and deepest condolences! We pray for your whole family and hope that you find comfort and strength in the love and togetherness that you all share!

Agnes Smith

Your dear son, David, will always be with you and a part of your lives, through your love and hearts, through your memories, and through your loving family. He is not forever gone, but forever with you.
My thoughts, prayers, and love to you at this time.

Richard and Beth Lanford

Dear Mayor and Susan Van Dusen, Diana, Daniel, Zoe and Anthony, please know you are in our hearts and prayers during this sad and heart-stopping loss. We did not get to know David but some in our St. Peter's U.C.C. congregation did and we know they appreciated him very much. We lifted up your family in prayers last weekend but were unable to join the live stream of the service, and we trust you know many faiths are represented in their offering of prayers for you. May God bring you comfort, which in original language actually means strength, in these days and those yet to come.
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