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Kurt Douglas Cruickshank

February 24, 1951 - April 27, 2018


Sharon Stewart


Shawn, Cindy and family, sorry for the loss of your Dad.

Lynn Mathis (Hardman)


Kurt always had a smile on his face. He always had time to shoot the breeze with you no matter how busy he was. He was a hell of a guy.

Kathleen Smith

West Columbia West Virginia not

So sorry for your loss he will truly be missed and I know he was loved by everyone. Love you Kurt, you was one of a kind.

Mike and Nancy Paris

Whitewood SD

Dear Cruickshank family, Peace be with you all. Mike and Nancy Paris

Dorothy Quaal

Sturgis, SD

I am so sorry for your loss. May you feel the love of those around you to ease your pain. God Bless!

Fred Nelson

Spearfish, SD

Sorry to hear about Kurt passing.... He was a great man and a respected law enforcement officer.

Tiffany Mahaffey-Brizendine

Sun City West, AZ

My deepest sympathies to the entire family. I have fond memories of responding to various disasters with Kurt. He brought a calm to every situation and was an amazing individual. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this time.

Lynn Nelson RVE


Your family is in my thoughts. He will always be with you in your heart and in your memories.

Kay Mayfield

Round Rock, TX

Peggy I am sending my love and prayers to you and the family. Kurt and I worked together over many years, worked many disasters, saved many animals together. He was the best friend, mentor and partner a person could ever ask for. Hugs my friend, you will be greatly missed by many.

Vici Duran

Sturgis, SD

To our beloved Baseball fan, our memories of you will always forever be in our hearts. The prayers and thoughts from all the Sturgis Baseball family are with you and your family. Bless all of you .

Sandy Monterose

Oakville, CT

I was lucky to have known Kurt and to have worked with him on animal disaster response. He made every room brighter with his smile and laugh, and he became a friend to everyone that crossed his path. My sympathies to Peggy and all of his family. We lost one of the best....



Shawn and family. We are so sorry for your loss. With great sympathy, Jeff & Denise Horman

Jennifer Sharff

Sturgis sd

Prayers go out to the best police officer and best animal care officer family. Kurt was a great man. In unform and out he help everyone he could even if it was risking his life. We will never forget cruickshank. Hes done alot for the black hills rip cruickshank until we all met again.

Charles Lutz

Sturgis, South Dakota

Anne, Charles and Bruce Lutz send thoughts and prayers to the Cruikshank family during this difficult time. Love to you all

Patti Nequette-Goff


Kurt was an awesome police officer as well as a great animal control offixer. He and I had a long conversation about my dog blue and he knew that my dog was well taken care of and that he always got fed and waterrd. He will be missed

David H Moore

Sturgis, SD

My prayers and thoughts go to his family and friends. I worked with Kurt for a number of years.