Doyle Wayne Krouskop, 59, of Ramona, Calif., died May 30 while on vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
He was born May 29, 1952, in Ohio, to Helen (Tuttle) and Harold Monroe Krouskop.
Survivors are a son, Kevin (Becky) Krouskop; a brother Roger (Alice) Krouskop; a sister, Janice (Jim) Felver; and three grandchildren, Abby, Kendra and Alexander Krouskop.
Prceding him in death were his mother and father and a brother, Dennis.
After graduating high school, he began his law enforcement career in Ohio in 1973, where he worked eight years, in assignments that included undercover narcotics detective and a homicide investigator.
He began his career with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department in 1981, retiring as a Captain in 2008. During his career on the Sheriff’s Department, he worked assignments in all bureaus, most extensively in narcotics and special investigations.
He was admired and respected by all who worked with and for him. Throughout his career he received many honors; including, an Outstanding Deputy of the Year award, Sheriffs Medal of Merit, a Meritorious Unit Citation and eleven reports of Exemplary Performance.
After his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department in 2008, he worked a year in Afghanistan on a mentoring contract, helping train the Afghanistan National Drug Interdiction Unit.
In July 2010, he was selected as the SD-LECC Deputy Director. Additionally, he spent 30 years in the Army Reserve, as an Intelligence Analyst and Psychological Operations Specialist, with ten overseas deployments. During his military career he received three reserve achievement medals, a humanitarian service medal, an army commendation medal, and the meritorious service medal.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Cemetery in Westminster. A celebratory gathering will be held for family and friends directly after services.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at Thomas E Bayliff funeral home in Spencerville.
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