Brett Shuster Obituary, Death – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Brett Shuster on October 31, 2023. His memory will forever remain in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time. A memorial service to celebrate Brett’s life will be held on November 7th at 4:00 p.m. at Adams-Winterfield & Sullivan Funeral Home, located at 4343 Main Street, just one block south of Ogden Ave., in Downers Grove.
This gathering will provide an opportunity for all who knew Brett to come together, share their memories, and find solace in the support of one another. Shiva, a time for reflection and remembrance, will take place on November 8th and 9th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the home of Alvin and Barbara Shuster. During these days, friends and family will come together to honor Brett’s memory, provide comfort to one another, and collectively navigate the grieving process.
In an effort to pay tribute to Brett’s life and the impact he made on those around him, donations can be made to the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Department 4586, Carol Stream, IL 60122, or through their website at www.luriechildrens.org/donate. These contributions will support the hospital’s mission to provide care and healing to children and their families. Additionally, donations can be made to the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) by sending them to P.O. Box 243, Stevenson, MD 21153, or through their website at www.ecan.org/give-the-gift-of-hope.
This gesture will help further the mission of ECAN to raise awareness and support research in the fight against esophageal cancer. Brett Shuster’s passing leaves an indelible void, but his memory lives on in the hearts and minds of those he touched. May his legacy of love, compassion, and generosity continue to inspire us all. During this challenging time, let us come together to celebrate the life of a remarkable individual who made a difference in the lives of many.