Almquist, Kevin Glasco
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1958 - 2013. Kevin passed away at age 54 in Tucson on August 4, 2013 after a yearlong courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 14, 1958 and spent his early years in Tulsa, Dallas, El Paso, Ridgewood, New Jersey and Phoenix. In 1979 he graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and in 1982 a Bachelors degree in Construction Engineering from Arizona State University. Following his graduation from ASU he began his construction career with Sundt Corporation in Dallas. In 1986 he relocated to Tucson with Sundt and was later employed by Diversified Design and Construction Corporation and had an active role in the construction of the Biosphere2. In 2001 he resumed his career with Sundt Corporation in Tucson reaching the level of Senior Project Manager and remained with Sundt until his death. He is survived by his companion Karen Clark, his former wife Melissa, a daughter Kirsten, a son Perry, all of Tucson and a brother Grant, a sister Mrs. Shelley Cooper and his parents Marianne and Karl Almquist all of Phoenix. His sense of humor and positive outlook on life will be missed by all who knew him. His passion for doing things right and serving his customers showed in Kevin's long tenure with Sundt Corporation. A memorial service will be held in Tucson at 10:00 am on Tuesday August 13 at Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Kevin's memory to the
Published in The Arizona Republic on Aug. 8, 2013