David R. Kasteler, age 44, born December 28, 1966, died of cancer at his home on November 18, 2011. Son of Rodger David and Emma Lou Swinyard Kasteler, husband of Lisa Scharffs Kasteler, father of Lauren, Maegan, and Spencer David Kasteler, brother of Lee (Lucé) Kasteler, Lynda (Christian) Jensen, Jeffrey (Jodie) Kasteler, and Michael “Mika” Kasteler, he was preceded in death by his sister, Jennifer Kasteler, and his grandparents.
Dave attended Olympus High School and graduated from Skyline High School. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Alabama, Birmingham, where he met his future wife and fellow missionary, Lisa. They were married in the Salt Lake Temple in August, 1999. Dave graduated from BYU in Construction Management and supervised commercial construction projects in Northern California, Utah, and throughout the Intermountain West.
He was an avid scouter for over 20 years and received many awards for his service including the Silver Beaver. Over 40 boys received their Eagle under his direction. He was on the board for the Great Salt Lake Council and served on numerous committees and projects.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lone Peak Stake Center, 11570 South Wasatch Blvd (3600 East). A viewing will be held on Sunday, November 20, from 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East, 10600 South, in Sandy, Utah, also from 9:30-10:30 prior to services at the church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alta High School Fundraiser benefiting Huntsman Cancer Foundation at www.huntsmancancerfoundation.org/altahigh.