Dean Allen Bayus

August 11, 1970September 20, 2022
Obituary of Dean Allen Bayus
Dean Allen Bayus, age 52 of Ravenna, formerly of Northfield, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2022. He was born August 11, 1970, in Akron, Ohio, to parents Vivian (Krbec) and John Paul Bayus Jr. Dean was a master of many skills. He was a blacksmith by trade and a certified welder. He also had held many positions within the harness racing community, including driving and training horses at Northfield Park. He had a passion for riding motorcycles. He was an excellent golfer and avid outdoorsman. Dean is survived by his mother and step-father Vivian and Joe Soltis, his father John Bayus Jr., his children: Brittany (James) Wills, Jordan Bayus, Leah Bayus, Amelia Bayus, and Dean J. Bayus, as well as his grandson Drake Mima, and his brother Steven (Aubrey Tufts) Bayus. Friends and family will be received Friday, September 30, 2022, from 5:00 – 6:00 PM with his funeral service officiated by Pastor Jeff Street at 6:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna. A time of fellowship will follow. Condolences and fond memories may be shared at

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