Jennifer Jill Gillette Cusick, who passed away unexpectedly on November 2, 2019, was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend to many. She was known for her beauty, intelligence, humor, generosity, and faith. In this article, we will explore the life and legacy of Jennifer Cusick, as well as the cause of her death.
Early Life and Education
Jennifer was born on April 1, 1965, to David and Doris Gillette in Salt Lake City, Utah. She grew up in a loving family with four siblings: Steven, Heather, Michelle, and Derek. She graduated from East High School and The University of Utah, where she studied business administration.
Marriage and Family
Jennifer met her soulmate and best friend, Todd Dennis Cusick, at a church dance. They were married on June 16, 1989, in the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They lived in Salt Lake, Lehi, Bountiful, and Provo, where they raised their four children: Jacob, David, Samuel, and Anneka. Jennifer was a dedicated and supportive wife and mother, who always put her family first. She was also a proud and loving grandmother to three grandchildren: Carter, Charlotte, and Cooper.
Church and Community Service
Jennifer was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who served in various callings throughout her life. She had a strong testimony of the gospel and the plan of salvation, which gave her hope and peace in times of trial. She was also a compassionate and generous person, who volunteered in various organizations and causes. She was especially passionate about helping children with special needs, as she had a son with autism.
Hobbies and Interests
Jennifer had a zest for life and enjoyed many hobbies and interests. She loved to travel, read, cook, garden, and play games. She was also a talented dancer, who participated in several dance competitions and shows. She was a fan of music, movies, and sports, especially the Utah Jazz. She had a great sense of humor and a contagious smile, which brightened the lives of everyone around her.
Jennifer Cusick Cause of Death
Jennifer passed away unexpectedly on November 2, 2019, at the age of 54. The cause of her death was not disclosed by her family, but according to some sources, she suffered a heart attack. She was surrounded by her loved ones at the time of her passing. Her funeral service was held on November 9, 2019, at the Edgemont North Stake Center in Provo, Utah. She was buried at the East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery in Provo, Utah.
Jennifer Cusick was a remarkable woman, who touched the lives of many people with her love, kindness, and example. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her. She leaves behind a legacy of faith, service, and joy. We express our condolences to her family and hope that they will find comfort and strength in the memories of Jennifer and the promises of God. As Jennifer herself said, “Whosoever shall put their trust in God shall be supported in their trials, and their troubles, and their afflictions, and shall be lifted up at the last day” (Alma 36:3) and “nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done” (Luke 22:42).