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SUN PRAIRIE—Amy Barbic, age 34, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born to light up the world with her smile on Nov. 11, 1983, in Skokie, Ill., as the daughter of James E. Kusek and Judy L. Kusek-Morrison. She moved to Waunakee in 1996. She met her husband, Orion, when they were in high school in Sun Prairie, and married in 2008. They had their three children, who were the loves of her life. She worked at Kids’ Safari Learning Center as an early childhood education teacher, where she touched the lives of so many.

She is survived by her husband, Orion; her children, Natalie (10), Julian (7), and Makenna (2); her stepfather, Mark Morrison; brother, Sean Kusek; sister-in-law, Adriane; sister, Heather Pertzborn; and brother-in-law, Rob Pertzborn. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A celebration of her life and light will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at INFORMED CHOICE FUNERAL HOME, 3325 E. Washington Ave., Madison, Wis. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of service.

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In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated. In honor of Amy’s spirit, the family requests that guests come dressed in bright colors to celebrate Amy’s light.

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