Dr David Stussy DC, 75, formerly of Minneapolis and recently of Pelican Rapids, MN passed away on Wednesday, April 14 at home with his loving wife Dr. Zena Stussy, DC by his side.
Dave was assisted by Hospice of the Red River Valley when he died due to heart failure. Born in Albert Lea, MN, he grew up & was a graduate of Wells High School. He received his B.S. from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN and received his doctorate in Chiropractic from Northwestern Chiropractic College in 1972.
David spent almost 50 years as a successful chiropractor in the Twin Cities. His main practice was in the Kenwood area of Minneapolis and his latest concussion clinic, BigBrain Concussion Recovery & Chiropractic was in St Louis Park, MN. He treated over 10,000 patients and was an amazing healer. He was a specialist in motor vehicle and brain trauma. He studied and practiced Functional Neurology from the Carrick Institute in FL. He was one of the first chiropractors in MN to practice acupuncture.
In addition to his clinics he was also the owner of “Brain Balance” a learning program for children with ADHD and Aspergers with locations in Minnetonka and Woodbury. He also founded and produced the BigBrain Radio show on AM950. This program explored both physical and metaphysical healing and aired for 10 years 2006-2016. David was responsible for bringing the transformational program “Landmark Education” (formerly the EST Training) to the Twin Cities in the early ’80s where it began in the basement of his clinic. David was committed to the healing and transformation of all human beings.
Dave was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Lorraine Stussy of Wells MN, and sister Diane Kalis of Mankato.
He is survived by his wife Dr. Zena Stussy and his two daughters Shoshanna Moglen (Ben) of Mill Valley CA, Jessika Schwalen (Mike) of Edina MN and his stepdaughter Lily Joyce Wujek of San Luis Obispo CA. Grandchildren Siena and Eliana, Lila and Logan. Also survived by his sister Janice (Dick) Elster of Monterey, CA.
David had an incredible zest for life and he will be deeply missed.