GERARD DUSS passed away at his residence in the presence of his loving family, after battling cancer for a year, on August 29, 2003 at the age of 23 years. He leaves behind his loving parents, Bert and Traude, 1 sister Charlene at home, 1 brother Jesse at home, girlfriend Lori Adam and her loving family of Vernon. Also survived by aunts, uncles, and cousins in Austria and Switzerland. Funeral Service for Gerard was held from the Chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Thursday, September 4, 2003 at 2:00 PM. Interment followed in Pleasant Valley Cometary. Donations in memory of Gerard to Hospice House, 3506-27th Ave, Vernon, BC, V1T 4W9 or the Red Cross , 2280 B Leckie Road, Kelowna, BC. V1X 6G6 gratefully accepted. Arrangements entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME 542-4333.