Alex Sullivan, known as a movie buff, was celebrating his 27th birthday by going to see The Dark Knight Rises, tweeting an hour before the movie started that it was going to be "the best BIRTHDAY ever." He attended the movie with several coworkers, some of whom were injured during the attack.
Alex is survived by his wife, Cassandra. The following Sunday, July 22, would have been the couple's first wedding anniversary. Alex is also survived by his father Tom Sullivan, mother Terry Sullivan, and sister Megan Sullivan.
Alex is described by friends as a big man, in stature - standing a full 6' 4" - and in heart. His good humor served him well in his job as a bartender at a local Red Robin. In a statement released by his family, Alex was remembered as "smart, funny, and above all loved dearly by his friends and family."
A statement made to the Denver Post by co-worker Derek Smith encapsulates the thoughts of Alex's many friends and family.
"Ah, man, I'm going to miss that dude, I really am."
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