James D. Puzak, an employee for 20 years of Knollwood Liquor in St. Louis Park, died from complications of Multiple Myeloma on Jan. 8 at the age of 58.
A 1973 graduate of St. Louis Park High School, Puzak was a long-time volunteer for the American Cancer Society and served as an usher at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Golden Valley, according to a Washburn-McReavy obituary.
He loved skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, golf, gardening, traveling and the Grateful Dead.
always had a smile on his face," Peter Ralles of Maple Grove wrote in a Legacy.com obituary, "and if you were having a bad day he
would always find a way to make you smile."
He is survived by his mother, Caroline; sister, Carolyn; brother, Dan; and nephews, Matthew,
Michael, Thomas and Joseph.