Carpentersville Memories


In Honor and Memory of David Bruske


December 22, 1957 – January 25, 2016 

David R. Bruske, 58, died peaceably at home on January 25, 2016 after a battle with Brain Cancer.  He was born on December 22, 1957 in Oak Park, IL the son of Joanne (Pinkerton) and John Bruske.  He lived most of his life in the Fox River area.  David worked with his Father at BFI before turning to electronics where he started out in the RF world at Motorola, and was there when cellular technology was in its beginning.  Working for Ameritech, SBC, CellOne and AT&T until Cancer stopped him from working.

He was an avid photographer, Nascar fan, car and motorcycle enthusiast, and bowler.  David was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend who will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his wife Carol: his son Christian: his daughters: Kathryn (Steve) Bruske-Amour, Clarissa Bruske, Kalin (Jonathan III) Blackstone; his 4 grandchildren and 2 step grandchildren; his Mother Joanne Bruske; his sister Maria (Raymond) Reisser; his brother Christopher (Deborah) Bruske, Joseph (Marcia) Bruske, along with Aunts and Uncles and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his father John Bruske, and 2 siblings Michael and Roseanna both passing in infancy.