High Point- Mr. Kevin Daniel Arus-Altuz, 22, died at his home on November 3, 2012. He was born to Dr. & Mrs. Ariel D. and Maricel Altuz Arus in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A memorial is scheduled at 6 PM, Monday November 12, 2012 at Frank Vogler & Sons Reynolda Chapel. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 4:30 to 5:45 PM.
Kevin worked as an aircraft mechanic for Triumph in Clemmons, NC. He graduated from Ledford High School and attended Guilford Technical Community College where he earned his associates degree. Growing up Kevin lived in CA, VA, TX and NM. Kevin will be remembered as an easy going, intelligent free spirit. He was a very talented artist and loved music festivals, air shows and museums. Kevin made friends wherever he went and was a loveable and honest "old soul. Since a very early age he started to grow fast, and experienced life ahead of his peers. He was a counselor to his friends. Kevin had extraordinary courage for which we are all proud of. He came to this world with a purpose, and his mission is now complete. God brought him to our world and took him back. During his twenty two years he touched the lives of many. His noble spirit will stay with all of us forever.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his brother, Ariel D. Arus-Altuz; his maternal grandmother, Marina Cortes; paternal grandmother, Sarai Rosado; aunts, Debbie Arus and Sylvia Altuz; uncles, Samuel and Jimmy Arus and Gabriel and Jose Altuz; and several cousins.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Winston Salem Rescue Mission, PO Box 20424, Winston-Salem, NC 27120-0424. On-line condolences may be made to www.frankvoglerandsons.com.