December 20, 1955 - December 22, 2015
Kevin Garald Elmore, 60, passed away peacefully at his home in Crystal Lake, IL on December 22, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on December 20, 1955 in Bedford, IN the son of Donald and Lucy "Jane"(Loveall) Elmore. Kevin grew up in Bedford, IN. He graduated from Bedford High School in 1974. After high school he attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN. Early in his career he was a pilot for Brown Aviation and Tower Fuel, before joining American Airlines where he was a pilot for 29 year, 23 of which he was a Captain. Kevin married Margo (Mackay) in 1983 in Northfield, IL.In 1989, they moved to Crystal Lake, IL where they raised their three children. They were happily married for 32 years. Kevin served in many capacities as an American Pilots Association (APA) volunteer starting in 1992. He worked over seven years on the APA Safety Committee and ultimately was both Deputy Chairman and Chairman. Between 2009 and 2012 he served as the ORD Vice Chairman. His common sense approach coupled with the relationships he had cultivated during his many years as an APA volunteer allowed him to positively influence the outcome for the benefit of all pilots. He will be greatly missed by all that loved him. Kevin is survived by his beloved wife, Margo; his loving children, Christina (Michael) Sullivan, Patrick, Timothy; sister, Bethanne (Geoff) Hanover; cherished grandchild, Haylee; nieces and nephews, Eleanor, Zachary, John, Jordan, Alexandra, Shawn, Amy; and many other relatives. Kevin was preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service will be held on Tues., Jan. 5 at 11am at Northfield Community Church, 400 Wagner Rd. Northfield, IL 60093. Visitation will be at Northfield Church on Mon, Jan 4 from 4 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Kevin's name be made to Make a Wish, JDRF, Brain Cancer Research, or NorthShore Hospice.
Kevin Garald Elmore, 60, passed away peacefully at his home in Crystal Lake, IL on December 22, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on December 20, 1955 in Bedford, IN the son of Donald and Lucy "Jane"(Loveall) Elmore. Kevin grew... View Obituary & Service Information
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