Dustin Chelius was born on September 8, 1986 in a small hospital in Denver, Colorado to his parents Denise and Dewayne Chelius. Dustin was a very good student. He was especially fond of mathematics. He graduated from Alameda High School. After high school he studied Chemical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines where he received his Bachelor's Degree. After graduation he worked for an engineering firm in Colorado Springs. He worked there for six years before returning to Denver. Dustin passed unexpectedly on November 1, 2022.
Dustin is survived by his mother Denise Chelius; his partner Brian Clough; his sister Dalee Chelius; his grandmothers Sylvia Ruppel and Doris Chelius; his brother-in-law Marko Self; his uncle Robert Chelius; his nieces Anela and Alana Self; his aunt Deborah Walker Knight; and his cousins Danny Knight and Sarah Knight.