Dustin Michael Dilley

by AVA News Service, October 21, 2009

4/30/1980 — 10/8/2009

Dustin is remembered by his parents Michael Dilley and Bonni Davi and his brother Patrick Dilley who all reside in Boonville. He is also remembered by his aunt Patti Davi of Santa Rosa, his cousins Cory Scharff of Weed, Stephani and Steve Moore of Santa Rosa and Trent Willis of Illinois, his grandmother Patricia Sark of El Sobrante, his aunt and uncle Marianne and Don Port­teus of Colorado, family in the East Bay, as well as his many friends and family.

Dustin lived in Anderson Valley most of his life. He liked many types of music, collected music and created his own music. He did different kinds of drawing and other types of art. He enjoyed hiking, snowboarding and liked to be outdoors. Dustin had a contagious sense of humor and a real sense of self. He was his own person with a passion for life and a warm heart toward all. Dus­tin cared deeply about his family and friends and sup­ported them without reservation. He brought sunshine, love and happiness to all who knew him. Dustin was a wonderful, caring and loving son and brother. He will be missed.

A remembrance and celebration of Dustin will be held on Sunday the 8th of November at the Wellspring Renewal Center, 18450 Rays Road, Philo, California, from 3-6:30pm. Photos and written remembrances  of Dustin are welcomed and will be part of a memoir book.

If you would like to make a donation, please help support the Anderson Valley Health Clinic, AVHC (PO Box 338, Boonville, CA, 95415, or the National Alliance for Mental Illness of Mendocino, NAMI, PO Box 1945, Ukiah, CA 95482, notated for the Dustin Dilley Memo­rial Fund.

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