Donald “Dusty” Rhodes aka American Dream Memorial

Donald “Dusty” Rhodes aka The American Dream lost his battle with cancer early in the morning on December 27, 2020.

Dusty was an Air Force and Desert Storm Veteran, a retired police officer, a loving husband, an amazing friend and brother, a fantasy sports guru, and an animal lover who had a positive impact on so many of our lives. His caring, generosity, and selflessness knew no bounds. He will be missed, but never forgotten and loved forever!

I started this fundraiser to assist Dusty’s wife, Deborah, with the costs associated with his funeral expenses. All of the money raised will go to Deb to help ease her burden.

In a year when so many of us have experienced grief and loss on so many levels, we are grateful for every donation during this time. No amount is too little. It would mean a lot if you could share this fundraiser with those who knew him.

As Dusty would say, “F@CK cancer!”

Peace and blessings,



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  • Jimmy McDermott 
    • $15 
    • 7 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $19 
    • 7 d
  • Jason Braun 
    • $195 
    • 7 d
  • Rory Billing 
    • $30 
    • 7 d
  • Daniel Greenberg 
    • $50 
    • 7 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Chris Burns 
Silver Spring, MD
Deborah Rhodes 
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