Trainor's Kevin Anderson Passes Away
January 31, 2011
Kevin Anderson, project manager for Trainor Glass Co., passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2011, following a two-year battle with brain cancer. He was 52.
The son of former glass industry CEO Jerry Anderson and his wife, Catherine, Anderson was born in Des Moines on October 14, 1958, and was a 1977 graduate of Edina West High School in Edina, Minn. He earned his business degree from Arizona State University. He enjoyed a career in the commercial construction glass industry including Harmon Contract, MTH Industries and Trainor Glass Co.
Mary Pence, national marketing and creative director for Trainor Glass, commented on behalf of the company, Kevin was hired by Trainor Glass as one of the project managers for the Lurie Childrens Hospital in Chicago. His engaging personality and dedication to the project prior to his illness earned him the respect of his coworkers, all of whom would like to express their sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Anderson leaves behind his wife of 22 years, Gail, daughters Sarah and Michelle, sisters Debra Matzke and Karen Lehman, and numerous nieces and nephews. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the National Association for Downs Syndrome, P.O. Box 206, Wilmette, IL 60091.
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