Russ Gauslin died peacefully with his family by his side on October 27, 2019. He was born on September 6,1930, in Detroit, Michigan.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War.
In 1973, he married Judy Herman (maiden name) in Tucson, AZ.
After a career in Tupperware in Erie, PA, he and Judy moved to The Valley in 1996 to enjoy skiing. They lived in The Valley for over 25 years where they worked as ski instructors at Sugarbush as well as volunteer ambassadors. After two small strokes, Russ gave up skiing. He and his wife moved to Tucson, AZ, last July to be closer to family.
After major surgery in September, Russ declined until his death.
He is survived by his wife, Judy; children, Suzan Yarington, Dale Gauslin, Laura Moss and Jill O’Connor; and his stepchildren, John Herman, Phillip Herman and Lisa Barber; as well as 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He will be remembered as a wonderful father, grandfather and husband.
Services were held on October 29, 2019, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Tucson.
Donations in his name can be made to the Salvation Army.