Honoring Desi's Life and supporting his family

It is with profound sorrow and a heavy heart that we must convey the deeply tragic news of Scott "Desi" Desiderio's passing earlier this morning. Words fail to capture the immense grief and sadness we are experiencing in this moment.

Desi fought an arduous battle against cancer with unwavering strength and determination. Unfortunately, his journey reached its poignant conclusion today. Desi's courage and resilience in the face of such adversity were truly remarkable and serve as an inspiration to us all.

Desi was not only a cherished friend but also a valued colleague whose presence brightened our lives and made a lasting impact. His infectious enthusiasm, kindness, and unwavering dedication to his work left an indelible mark on our hearts and in our memories.

As we grapple with this tremendous loss, let us draw strength from the countless moments of joy, laughter, and camaraderie we shared with Desi. His spirit will forever resonate within our professional and personal lives, serving as a constant reminder of the incredible person he was.

During this challenging time, it is important that we support one another. If anyone feels the need to talk or requires any form of assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out. Together, we can find solace in our shared memories and provide comfort in the midst of grief.

As funeral or memorial arrangements are organized, we will ensure that you are promptly informed of the details, allowing us to gather and pay our respects to Desi appropriately. Let us unite in honoring his life and his passion.

In the wake of Desi's heartbreaking passing, we understand the importance of creating a space where Yumi, Desi's beloved wife, can find solace and feel the outpouring of love and support from our community. We kindly ask each of you to share your heartfelt messages on the GoFundMe page, providing Yumi with a single place to find comfort and experience the immense love surrounding her.

Your messages of love, memories, and encouragement will serve as a testament to the impact Desi had on all of our lives. Let us come together, united in our shared grief, and offer Yumi the embrace she needs during this incredibly challenging time.

Alongside sharing messages, we invite you to contribute to the GoFundMe campaign, as every donation will help alleviate the financial burdens Yumi faces. Together, we can provide practical support and ensure that Yumi feels the strength of our collective presence.

Desi's absence leaves a void that can never be filled, but his spirit and the impact he had on our lives will continue to resonate within us forever. May we find solace in the memories we shared and cherish the time we were fortunate to spend alongside such an extraordinary individual.


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Agatha Wallen
Oceanside, CA
Yumi LaRussa-Desiderio

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