In memory: Beverly Jane McQuinn

Beverly Jane McQuinn, 66, of Ft. Collins, died after a brave battle with cancer, surrounded by family, on Sun., Aug. 28. Bev was born July 16, 1950, in Chicago. She grew up in Wheeling, IL, graduated from Wheeling High in 1968, and moved to Ft. Collins in 1974. She earned her B.A. and M.A. at CSU, where she taught English for 30 years, since 1983. Her greatest joys were gardening, reading, Rockies baseball, teaching, music and spending time with her family and many neighbors and friends. beverly mcquinn

She was preceded in death by her parents, Quinn and Beverly McSorley, and one sister, Pamela. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jesse and Darlena; daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Nate; grandkids, Jesse, Camryn, Miah, Henry, and Angelo; sister, Kathleen; and brother and sister-in-law, Quinn and Audrey. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, September 9, at Viegut Funeral Home with a reception following at the Viegut Reception Center.

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Published in The Coloradoan Sept. 7