February 21, 1940-February 3, 2018

WESLACO, Texas — William Richard "Dick" Brusnighan, 77, passed away, Saturday, February 3, 2018, at his home in Weslaco, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Betty (Chase) Brusnighan, and his brother, Don. Dick is survived by his daughter, Diane Brusnighan of Hudson, MA; his son, daughter-in-law and two granddaughters, Todd, Ai, Nakita and Sydney of Seattle, Wash.; his three brothers and their families, Duane of New Berlin, Ill., David of West Columbia, Texas, and Dean of Lafayette, Ind.

Dick was born February 21, 1940, near Campus, Ill. He attended Reddick High School where he was an all-star athlete. He went on to get his master's degree at Western Illinois University. After college, he worked as a guidance counselor for the Davenport School System for over 15 years and then taught overseas in Malaysia and Mexico before retiring.

Dick led a fabulous full life filled with passion, adventure, friends, family and fun. No one who met him ever forgot him … those who loved him will miss him immeasurably. Dad … may the roads rise to meet you, the winds be always at your back, and the sun shine warm upon your face until we meet again!!

In lieu of services, an epic Irish wake will be held by the family at a future date.

Arrangements are being handled by Guerra Funeral Home of Weslaco, Inc., 2602 N. Texas Ave., Weslaco, Texas (956) 969-1461.

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