Dennis Michael Buice born to Marie Buice on December 31, 1980 in Miami, FL where he lived until 2006, passed away August 10, 2016 in Orlando, FL. At St. Louis Catholic Church in Miami, Dennis was an altar server for 11 years and an assistant teacher in Sunday School. As a child, he was blessed with the companionship of Randy Lascody of Big Brothers and Sisters in Miami.
Dennis earned his Boy Scout Eagle rank at age 15. His Eagle project greatly benefited St. Louis Church. Dennis was also a Chapter Chief in the Scout Order of the Arrow. He then served as an assistant Scout Leader in Coral Gables, Troop 7 where he taught boys safe canoeing.
In high school and college, Dennis was a trombonist in marching bands and participated in Rose Bowl, Sugar Bowl, and many Orange Bowl performances. Dennis was a skilled PADI Master Scuba Instructor who certified over 100 persons in open water diving and life saving techniques. He loved being in the peacefulness of the ocean. Dennis (known by his middle name Michael to his co-workers worked for Disney for 10 years in various departments. He also worked for Sea World and Universal Studios. But his main passion in Orlando was volunteering at Give The Kids The World in Kissimmee as "Murphy, the Gingerbread Man".
Dennis Michael Buice is survived by his mother Marie Buice of Orlando; his grandmother Faith Schaefer of Coral Gables; his uncle Michael Turnball of Sugar Grove, NC; and his Burmese Mountain Dog Silas.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Andrew Catholic Church on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10:30 am with Father Ed McCarthy officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Give The Kids The World in Dennis' name are appreciated.