Andrew S. “Andy” Cutting, age 54, died Friday, January 20, 2023, at his home.
He was the beloved husband of Karla, née Madison; devoted son of Robert and Carole, née Balderson; and dear brother of John and Brett.
Andy committed his life to caring for others. He was a firefighter and EMT in his native homeland of Australia, and after migrating to the United States, he served as a paramedic, firefighter and engineer in the Skokie Fire Department for more than 20 years.
He was also a lifelong musician who played keyboards and percussion in bands around the globe. In his free time, Andy enjoyed traveling with his wife, attending live music concerts, visiting wine regions of the world, and lavishing attention on his dog, Bindi.
Funeral Service, with Fire Department Honors, Saturday, February 11, 2023, at 2 p.m., at St. Peter Catholic Parish Chapel, 8140 Niles Center Rd., Skokie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shield 23 Foundation, 6615 Grand Ave., Suite B-232, Gurnee, IL, 60031 (shield23foundation.org) or Felines & Canines, P.O. Box 60616, Chicago, IL, 60660 (felinescanines.org).
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