Dustin Lu-mero Torres was born September 6th 1989 to Steve and Dora Torres in Van Nuys, California. He was one of their three sons.
He was very proud of his girls, they meant the world to him. He wanted them to succeed and have blessed lives. He will forever be their guardian Angel.
He was always a happy kid, running around and getting into everything. He was the kid that you would see walking around the mall or at an amusement park on a leash. He loved sports (especially his Lakers and Dodgers) and played on teams as a child and in high school. He loved to read and watch the history/discovery channels and then tell you what he learned.
He attended Saint Bonaventure High School and graduated from Ventura Community College with an AA, he went on to Cal State University Channel Island to pursue a degree communication. In 2012, with only one year left, he decided it wasn’t for him and left school to pursue other things.
Music was his passion. It was everything to him and he called it his therapy. He stated he was happiest, writing, singing, and performing. He also really enjoyed his time as a bartender. He talked about all the connections with people and just really enjoyed serving. He had various bartending jobs, but his ultimate place was Blue Agave. When I asked him to tell me about a time in his life when things were really good, he said it was while he worked at Blue Agave.
Dustin loved everybody. He wished everybody well and he was never judgmental. He formed friendships with everyone from the homeless guy, to the CEO. If he heard someone was doing well, he was genuinely happy for them, never envious.
His laughter and smile will be greatly, greatly missed. He is survived by his daughters Adriana and Olivia, his mother, father, brothers Keith (Amy) and Garrett (Stacy), his bonus sister Erica, nephews, nieces and his niece, Madison Rey, who he waited for with great expectation, due in September. Mothers of his daughters Annalicia Padilla and Marissa Rocha, cousin Rebecca (Beba) who he loved so so much, uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends that became family, and especially his friend from childhood Rico Stanley, who was a brother to him.
A special, thank you to all our family and friends, who have given us unconditional support and love during this most difficult time, we could not have gone through this without you all.
Fly high my son, our lives will never be the same 💔Love Love Love you🕊️