Rust was born Jan. 19, 1957, in Litchfield, Minn., and graduated from Litchfield High School in 1975. He continued his education at St. Cloud State University and graduated in 1979.
After graduating from college, Rust lived in Minneapolis through 1990 and then moved to Dallas where he worked at the Adolphus and Stoneleigh hotels.
Rust was a free spirit who thoroughly enjoyed classic and modern movies, reading books, collecting classic Disney animation sericels, movie memorabilia, art, antiques and Tommy Bahama clothing.
He is survived by his parents, siblings and many other relatives and friends in Minnesota and Texas.
A celebration of Rust’s life will be held on the afternoon of Oct. 24 at a local residence. To be added to the invitation list please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 15, 2010.