Dennis A. Cavin Obituary, Death – On March 27, 2023, Dennis A. Cavin, who was 73 years old and from Washington, passed away. On December 30th, 1949 in the city of St. Louis, Dennis Cavin, the son of Ed Cavin and Pearl née Murphy, was born. His formal education began in 1968 when he graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School, and he continued his studies at St. Louis University. At Ouray, Colorado, on September 28th, 1992, he wed Toni Blanke, and the ceremony took place there. Mr. Cavin began working for the Metro West Fire Protection District in 1975, eventually rising through the ranks to become Battalion Chief. Dennis also taught at the St. Louis Fire Academy, which honored him by naming the 63rd graduating class after him.
The academy is located in St. Louis. Also, he played an important role in the implementation of the incident command system, which is utilized up to this day.
Dennis had a passion for exploring the world and made it to 49 states, 5 Canadian provinces, and 9 European nations during his lifetime. Nonetheless, his family was the source of the greatest happiness in his life.
His wife, Toni Cavin, of Washington, his parents, Ed and Pearl Cavin of Chesterfield, and six of his children, including Scott Cavin, Angela Carrico, and his significant other are among those who are still alive. Daniel Cavin, Michelle Goddard and husband Chris, Meghan Riess and husband Tony, Daniel Cavin and wife Stacy, and Christopher Cavin; four siblings, Terry Cavin, Jill Kertz and husband Andy, Pat Cavin and wife Kim, and Michael Cavin; five grandchildren, in addition to other relatives and a large number of friends.
At the Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, there will be a viewing on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 4 to 8 o’clock in the evening. The funeral will be held at St. Francis Borgia Church on Friday, March 31, 2023, at 12 p.m. to pay respects to the deceased. The funeral and burial will take place in the church cemetery. Donations to the organization Backstoppers can be sent in memory of the deceased in place of flowers.