Austin Jo Carr

August 30, 2002January 8, 2023
Obituary of Austin Jo Carr
It is with deepest sorrow, we announce Austin Jo Carr, Age 20 passed away suddenly on January 8, 2023. Austin was born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado on August 30th 2002 to Crystal and Matt. His celebration of life will be held at Westminster Christian Church, 3575 W 96th Ave Westminster, CO on February 4th at 11am. Austin was born with Schizencephaly, a rare developmental condition where two parts of the brain are missing. He never let his disability get in his way, even with all the surgeries he had never stopped smiling and being an inspiration to everyone. Austin was loved by so very many people and will continue to live in the hearts of all that knew him. Austin made an impact on everyone he met and he will be missed more than words could describe. Austin had a great sense of humor. He would laugh at jokes that others didn’t get right away. He was the master of the fake yawn, laughing when he would get others to start yawning as well. He would light up the room with his smile. Crystal and Matt never let his disability define him or stop him from having fun. Austin loved riding rides at amusement parks, especially the train and roller coasters. He enjoyed going to fairs, swimming, the zoo, and the renaissance festival, he loved doing everything. He loved helping grandma Robin cook, giraffes, trains, the Muppets, Sesame Street, Mickey Mouse, Blue’s Clues, Wall-E, Paw Patrol, Marvel movies and listening to music. He absolutely adored his siblings. He would be so happy sitting with them and reading a book or watching TV or just snuggling on the couch. Austin loved watching his siblings and cousins be born. He always gave them a huge forehead kiss. Austin loved his family, he loved going to visit his cousins and would smile about it for days. He loved driving his power wheelchair and always the jokester thought it was funny to go the wrong way and use his talker to tell jokes. Austin always loved school, he was the kid who would cry that it was summer vacation and “weekend” was a bad word and we had to pretend that it didn’t exist for many years. Fletcher Miller was his second family. He was so proud of volunteering and all of the jobs he had while there. He was looking forward to his 21st birthday so he could go to comedy clubs and had always wanted to go to Disneyland and Las Vegas. He was received in heaven by his great grandparents, Shirley and Gordon Thompson and Earle (Duke) and Ardell Quinnell, two times great aunt LaVerna Matzen, great uncles, David Thompson and Mark Griffith and friends Caitlin and Cruz. He is survived by his mom, Crystal Carr, dad, Matt Quinnell, siblings Bailey, Penny and Serenity, great grandmother Betty Carr, grandmothers, Robin Carr, Rocky Carr and Rhonda Quinnell, grandfathers, Danny Carr and Dennis Quinnell, aunts, Dannielle Gonzales and Nichole Cooke, uncle Paul Cooke, cousins Anthony, Joseph, Seth, Nevaeh, Harmony, Christian, Faith, Destiny and Ember, Ben and Heather Gonzales and family, Rich and Mariya Vigil and family, his Miller family and beloved pets. In Honor of Austin, the family asks that you please wear a blue shirt, super hero shirt or anything that Austin would loves.

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Saturday, February 04, 2023

A Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Westminster Christian Church

3575 W 96th Ave Westminster, Colorado

In Honor of Austin, the family asks that you please wear a blue shirt, super hero shirt or anything that Austin would love.