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Nicholas J. Luzietti

January 2, 1947 - January 15, 2023
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A Celebration of Life will be held in the future.

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Irving Park YMCA
4251 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60641
773.777.7500 | Map
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Nicholas J. Luzietti, age 76, of Chicago, IL, Retired Interior Design Architect, died Sunday, January 15, 2023, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Son of the late Edward J. and Irma, née Pierani, Luzietti, he was born January 2, 1947, in Cincinnati, OH. Beloved father of Tyler Luzietti and Nicole (Don) Morton; loving poppo of LiContinue Reading

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David and Kathy Berezin left a message on January 28, 2023:
Jason Waite left a message on January 30, 2023:
Dear Coli and Family, So sorry about your loss. What a dad to join all the teenagers at ska shows, he must be skanking in the Metro in the sky.
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Cathy Karnuth left a message on January 26, 2023:
Dearest Luzietti family, Please know how much we all loved Nick and his beautiful spirit is dearly missed at the Irving Park YMCA. He is the rare person who you are always really happy to see, just because he was always singing and smiling. He could change the energy of the room just by showing up! He is a treasure to humanity and I will work on aspiring to be more like him. We are all blessed to have had the privilege of knowing him. God Bless you during this difficult time. All my love, Cathy Karnuth
Beth Durkin left a message on January 24, 2023:
To all those that love Nick: Such a talent, so creative and so fun. I was lucky enough to work with Nick and we played many pranks on him. Nick, you will never be forgotten Rest your happy heart!
Sarah Wortman left a message on January 23, 2023:
I knew of Nick long before I knew him. Stories of his jumping up on a table in his gold lame jacket during client presentations were the stuff of legends. He was equal parts court jester, business acumen, artist and whirling dervish. It was a privilege to be in his orbit and fascinating to talk with him. Adios, trickster! See you on the other side someday.
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phyllis e Niebling left a message on January 23, 2023:
To the Luzietti Family, I am so sorry to hear about Cousin Nick.He was to young.I will remember him for being a very talented man,an funny too. Him an I are around the same age so we were talking at the Pierani Picnic an laughing a lot.Will miss seeing his art work on line. Thoughts an prayers to all. Phyllis
David Ross Dike left a message on January 23, 2023:
I am so very sorry to hear of Nick’s passing as it is way to early for such a thing & my condolences go out to his family which I know was the most important thing to him… He was an amazing individual, mentor & friend who’s creativity & passion for art & design seemed limitless & I feel blessed to have known him & work along side of him for many years. He was a truly magnetic individual & a champion of pushing boundaries & perceptions & I will always carry that inspiration with me… Thank you Nick! A truly brilliant star has now been extinguished but his light & memory continues to burn brightly in all that we’re lucky enough to know & work with him which will thankfully continue to make his imprint on the world flourish deeply into the future.
Diane Stojentin left a message on January 23, 2023:
Nick was always super encouraging whenever we ran into each other at Neo nightclub and as an artist I can't express how important support is for any community. He was always positive, dressed to the nines, and his style made him stand out. I never felt bad about having unruly hair when he was around! I am sorry for your loss, friends and family. He was a great, kind, loving and unique person and will be missed.
Debbie Studenroth left a message on January 23, 2023:
I loved taking to Nick when I went to his Architecture firm. Nick always had wonderful stories to share. I enjoyed his creative genius & mind & I cherished receiving his “drawings”. Nick will be greatly missed by all. Rest in peace.
Emily Polak-Perez & family left a message on January 22, 2023:
Love the idea of sprucing up the world with tees in your dads honor, Coli! Wishing you warmth and light to help you through this significant loss.
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Tio Juan and Titi Al a left a message on January 21, 2023:
Neri, Tyler, Li, Rudy- so so sorry for your loss! Tree in loving memory of one extraordinary man, Nick.Tio Juan and Titi Alba
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Gen Schaack left a message on January 21, 2023:
Oh gosh. Your pops was the best, Coli. Silent movies from the library, making homemade ravioli- he had a sense of adventure and, well, was just cool. My regards and condolences to you and your family. 💖
Melissa Harmening left a message on January 21, 2023:
Every time our paths crossed or we had an opportunity to enjoy a lunch that lingered in to the afternoon; your father made my day better. It seemed he always had a ray of sunshine surrounding him and he gladly shared that warm light with anyone that crossed his path. Rest peacefully, Nick. Your light will shine forever
Ronald Pierani left a message on January 21, 2023:
My condolences to Nick’s family.. The closest of cousins (his mom was my dad’s sister and his dad was my mom’s brother ) ..after high school we didn’t have many opportunities to get together to my great regret, but in 2018 my wife and grandson an I did visit Nick at his home. We saw a truly happy soul doing what he loved ..making pizza and making us laugh just so he could laugh with us…his distinct luzietti voice will forever ring in my ears.. miss you Nicky!
Iris Ramirez left a message on January 21, 2023:
My deepest condolences to the family of sweet Nick. I work at the Y where he came nearly everyday shamelessly singing a song. All YMCA staff and members loved Nick and he will be missed very much. I hope Nick's legacy of bringing joy and impacting everyone with positivity brings a sense of peace during this hard time. 💗
Fábio Grego left a message on January 21, 2023:
Nick interviewed me many years ago for a position at VOA. A 15 min meeting turned into a 2 hr conversation at the end of which he put his arm around my shoulder and said: “come work with us, we are nice people”. He was right! He expanded his aura to everyone. Within the large embrace of his personality he brought out the good and the best from everyone. I thanked him many times for taking me in… he opened so many doors for me. What a gift to have met him! My heartfelt condolences to the family.
Aurora Santiago left a message on January 21, 2023:
Nick, thanks for all the memories, for sharing, for being so good to my daughter. You were one in a million !! You will be missed!
Patricia Perrino Cavallo left a message on January 20, 2023:
Sorry for your loss. I went to grade school with Nicky at St. Ann's in Groesbeck. I was so happy to have a fellow Italian in my class. I remember he was always smiling and seemed so happy. RIP Nicky
Carol Besedick DeGuire left a message on January 20, 2023:
I knew Nick from 2nd grade at St Ann's in Groesbeck Ohio. In fact I had a crush on him in elementary school. He said that my Dad who was a professional artist inspired him to go into his field and kindled his love of art. I followed his drawings on Facebook through the years but lost track of him after high school. I was shocked to learn of his passing.... he seemed so vibrant ! I would love to reconnect with one of his children and find out more about him and his journey through life.
Charlie Cunov left a message on January 20, 2023:
Nick was a genius....with all that comes with that. A loving, talented, thoughtful, memorable, "I want-to-be-around-this-guy" , eccentric "character" in the true sense. His spirit was indomitable. He will be missed....but the stories and remembrances of our unique friend will be told and shared for years to come.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Libby Gillen left a message on January 20, 2023:
A legend and an inspiration. I will miss his giggle, his spirit of part mischief and part passion and his love of Italian meals (pizza). I’m so glad I knew him and he has influenced my life in more ways he’ll ever know. Angel Nick may you still be causing mischief and giggles dancing in heaven.
Sari and Joel Shapiro left a message on January 20, 2023:
Nick was beloved by all who met him. What a unique and vibrant character. Our deepest condolences to Robyn,Nicole, and Tyler. He will be missed.
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Darryl H Jackson left a message on January 20, 2023:
Being around Nick for the first time, you would exhaust yourself trying to lasso the tornado. Once you saw Nick for the beautiful force of nature that he was, your life would never be the same. I speak of him often and always will.
Jeff Pierani left a message on January 20, 2023:
So sorry to here of Nicks passing. Prayers & Love go out to the family.
Jeff Pierani left a message on January 20, 2023:
So sorry to here of Nicks passing. Prayers & Love go out to the family.
Christine Hart left a message on January 19, 2023:
Nick was an inspiration and a force of nature. He touch everyone he came in contact with. I was so lucky to call him my Design Lead on so many amazing projects. He made me a better designer. RIP Nick. You are so missed.
Karen Zwier left a message on January 19, 2023:
Nick was larger than life and one couldn't help but admire his everyday inspiration and entertainment. God bless him and may he rest in eternal peace. Soar high, my friend. Karen Zwier
Parenti & Raffaelli, Ltd. left a message on January 19, 2023:
Rest in Peace my Friend!Hopefully they have some good Squares & O's in Heaven :)
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Adam Pondexter left a message on January 19, 2023:
My condolences to the family! Nick you touched so many people in so many ways! You’ll definitely be missed by so many! Thank you for allowing me to be apart of your journey!!!
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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