November 16, 1951 - June 13, 2023
Tribute from Sherrill Lee
Employee and Adoptive Daughter
I got to know Dave when I started working for Kukulski Brothers in 2015. Through our countless work road trips (especially to Oklahoma City where we were spring season residents), I have heard countless stories about his time on the reservation, his travels across the United States including cruises, war stories of the early days of KB, not to mention all the dad jokes. Dave was a natural storyteller, even when he told them time after time after time again (whew!) I always enjoyed them just the same.
Dave was like a father figure to me. I was the unofficial adopted daughter. He always looked out for my kids and I, and I am forever grateful for everything this kind and generous soul did for me. Thank you Lindsey, Andy, and Matt for sharing "Dad" with me.
It has been a year for the books! To say heartbreaking is putting it mildly. The loss of
Larry was sudden and shocking, and three months later we've lost another Kukulski Brother. My condolences to the immediate KB family which includes employees, and friends near and far. I am sad I am not there physically to say my final goodbye. I had planned on wearing a bright yellow ASU t-shirt in honor of Dave.
I have much to say, but so little time. What a precious commodity time is. Tell your loved ones every chance you get that you love them and hug them tight. I hope as time passes, your hearts ache a little less and memories don't make you tear up. Cajun Dave forever!