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Dustin Jamie Steel
  • 23 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 2, 1988
  • Place of birth:
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Date of passing: May 15, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    Hanoi, Hoan Kiem, Viet Nam
Arriving unexpected, always welcomed, much loved and forever missed. Nana and Ampy

You will always be remembered by everyone for your infectious smile
and boisterous laughter, caring & loving generous heart and crazy antics,  You are deeply missed by all your family, along with your many friends.  

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jane Wright on 2nd September 2017

"Happy 29th birthday my dear Dustin.  I love you and miss you so very much.  Had one of your favourite spagetti dinners tonight with your bros Trev and Wade.  We chatted about you, great memories ❤️  A big hug and"

This tribute was added by Krysta Jesso on 2nd September 2017

"Happy birthday Dustin.
Where ever you are, I hope you are having the very best birthday❤"

This tribute was added by Jane Wright on 29th April 2013

"Kayla Altizer Kowtuski 7:48pm Apr 28  
I was telling someone about you at work i was wearing my bracelet and they asked me about it and sometimes I wonder what do you say? There are no words to use to describe the light you brought to everyone and the incredible soul he has and the spirit that makes me smile i miss that smile :("

This tribute was added by Jane Wright on 9th March 2013

"I read this and it reminded me of our Dustin......Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying  our hopes for love, joy and celebration. The hummingbird's delicate grace reminds us that life is rich, beauty is everywhere, every personal connection has meaning and that laughter is life's sweetest creation. Dustin's laughter was infectious and he shared it with everyone he met."

This tribute was added by John Wright on 23rd February 2013

"Dustin Steel 1988-2012

I left in love and laughter
and wherever love and laughter abide
I am there in spirit


This tribute was added by Mel Allen on 2nd October 2012

"Missing you and thinking about out last convo today, we always talked about accounting and i know you wanted to teach...Dustin Steel, "Well when i get home you are going to help me do my taxes ! (I don't really need help but maybe i just wana spend some time with ma melly!) I haven't renewed anything and i plan on coming home before it expires ! Hope all is well much love""

This tribute was added by lauren lapointe on 28th September 2012

"Its so hard to come here cause I still don't believe it. My heart is with you. I never stop thinking of you, you push my through the days and keep me smiling. I love you IMMENSELY. <3"

This tribute was added by Robyn C on 15th September 2012

"Thinking about you everyday Dust, and missing you more and more. Anytime something scares me I think "What Would Dustin Do" and instantly I have the courage and strength to take on any task. We all miss you so much Dust, keep watching over us. Thank you for being so incredible and so inspirational."

This tribute was added by Jane Wright on 10th September 2012

"Nicole Stephens Baxter wrote:

Happy 24th Birthday Dustin!  Your soul is surrounded by so much love..."

This tribute was added by Jane Wright on 10th September 2012

"Brandon J Stewart wrote: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY DUSTIN!!!! Forever in our hearts, hope your having a good one up there buddy, we miss you everyday, sorry i couldnt make it to your bday bash today! thinking about you everyday R.I.S(Rest in style) cus we all know that with you up there heaven is all but peaceful ;-) x""

This tribute was added by Jane Wright on 2nd September 2012

"Happy 24th Birthday my dear Dustin!  You are always in my thoughts and heart.  I miss your gorgeous smile and your laugh, actually just everything about you, even your crazyness.  Life just isn't the same with you gone!

I love you so very much,
Mum (Alias Nana)  xo xo"

This tribute was added by William Sholz on 2nd September 2012

"Happy birthday Buddy! I'll celebrate you just like you were here. Miss you. Much Love!"

This tribute was added by lauren lapointe on 30th August 2012

"I miss you so much Dust.
Not a day goes by.
I love you.

This tribute was added by nikki williams on 16th August 2012

"Ah, Dusty, 3 months on and we all still miss you just as much. Your smile's still missed from the world, yet still carried in our hearts and memories. You'll be proud to see I made it home, and trust me, your words of advice were replayed a thousand times to get me here and keeping me smiling (even if not as beautifully - or goofily - as you!)! Keep shining up there, Dustin! Miss you x x x"

This tribute was added by Missy Erwin on 8th August 2012

"Thinking about you all the time Dustin. I'm sure your having parties up there with that big smile on your face. Parties aren't the same with out you but always know that your looking down on us smiling and helping us win in beer pong :)
Always going to miss you buddy xo."

This tribute was added by ben evans on 8th August 2012

"buddy.... i hate thinking about the last time we spoke.... i know we didn't see eye to eye sometimes, but it didn't mean i loved you any less.... you were probably one of the most amazing people i ever met,.. im always gonna remember and love the time we spent together..... your such a dustin! RIP buddy.... forever your friend.... ben x"

This tribute was added by Mel Allen on 3rd August 2012

"I miss you every day. You are the voice in the back of my head saying give it your all and be happy. You were always there 110% and would always remind me of that. Such an amazing friend, I am so lucky to have known you and been able to get close in the last year. <3 every time I see the stars they remind me of you. Forever missed and never forgotten. You made me a better person<3"

This tribute was added by lauren lapointe on 26th July 2012

"You are a constant in everything that I do. I just want to talk to you, I see you in my dreams, and let me tell you there are so amazing and real. The only way I can really talk to you. The memories. So blessed. Youre so amazing love, I still hear the sound of your voice in my head guiding me through every day. Not a day goes by. I love you. Forever, For always."

This tribute was added by Sarah Cromarty on 23rd July 2012

"Didn't know Dustin..but saw the pictures of him and my daughter in Thailand..Good friends..made quite an impact on Chelsea..My thoughts are with you"

This tribute was added by lauren lapointe on 20th July 2012

"some times you drove me absolutely crazy and i still fell more in love with you every day that passed. Our love will forever  live on and so will the love of your amazing friends and family. This is not goodbye baby it will never be, for me its one day closer to seeing you again. Forever for always. Together forever never apart maybe in distance but never in heart. I love you"

This tribute was added by lauren lapointe on 20th July 2012

"You have taught me so much from manners to vocabulary how to forgive and forget how to smile and love and most importantly how to appreciate life and all it has to offer. You my love have changed my life for ever and made me feel a love i know i will never feel with anyone else but am so beyond grateful words cannot describe. You're amazing and I've known that since day one."

This tribute was added by lauren lapointe on 20th July 2012

"You have been the most amazing and inspirational person I've ever been blessed with in my entire life. When i first met you i was on the wrong path and so unsure of where i was going. As days passed and we became inseparable i began to see the light and feel a love i waited for my entire life. Dusty my love, Im so honored to have spent all the time i got to with you over the last two years . You h"

This tribute was added by Tara Maurer on 16th July 2012

"The hole in my life that you have left will never be filled. You're one of a kind and the pain still runs deep. Not a day goes by where the wind blows, the sun shines or the rain falls and I don't feel like I'm graced with your presence again. We miss you and love you. Forever and always. Xo."

This tribute was added by Alysha Erwin on 15th July 2012

"I Think about you every day bud, parties just aren't the same without you but I know your having your own party up there! Showin them how it's done! Only the good die young. Miss you dusty xo"

This tribute was added by Debby Marshall on 14th July 2012

"I miss you Dustin, and when I think of you now I smile and I'm happy - you were one crazy kid :)  You've left a big hole in my world !"

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Donn Stanley
Wade Steel
Jane Wright
John Wright
Matt Wright
William Sholz
Trevor Steel
Vanessa Nadiya

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