Kirk Hadley Pepper, 41, of Lake in the Hills, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 12, of brain cancer. Born September 16, 1971; graduated from Fremd High School 1989. Beloved son of Leila Pepper and George Pepper; devoted brother of Janelle (William) Morse; cherished uncle of Elizabeth and Nathan Morse. He will be remembered for his good nature and extreme devotion to his family and countless friends. Private cremation. Memorial service will be held at Holy Family Parish in Palatine on June 15 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Neuro-Oncology Research Fund at NorthShore University Health System, 2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201.