After a lengthy illness, Amy died peacefully in Colorado Springs, Colorado with her family beside her. Amy's life is remembered by her loving husband, Rob; sons, Ryan and Nick; her father, the late Gerald L. Kingsmore, II; mother, Dorothy Kingsmore, of Colorado Springs; brother, Jerry Kingsmore, and his wife, Patti, and their two sons, Konnor and Zach, of Colorado Springs; father-in-law, the late Archie J. MacDonald, Jr.; mother-in-law, Gisela MacDonald, of Sarasota, Florida; sister-in-law, Heidi Holdgate, and her husband, Fred, and their children, Brooke and Matthew, of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts; brother-in-law, Stephen MacDonald, and his wife, Ann, and their children, Julia and Megan, of Winchester, Massachusetts; and brother-in-law, Tom MacDonald, and his children, Kristina and Angela, of Winchester, Massachusetts. Amy was born on July 24, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio and was raised in Grove City, Ohio. She graduated from Grove City High School in 1981 and graduated from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio in 1985. Amy married Robert F. MacDonald in Grove City, Ohio in 1989. They lived in Orange, California before moving to Colorado Springs in 1991 where they made their home. Amy worked for the City of Colorado Springs for many years and most recently for Mountain Metropolitan Transit as their Marketing and Public Communications Manager. Amy would never miss attending her boys sporting events and other school activities, and cherished the wonderful relationships she made with other parents who became close friends. She loved traveling with her family to Disney and especially to Nantucket. Her many friends are invited to a celebration of Amy's life at Bethel Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs on Wednesday, August 26th, at 10:00 a.m. A reception at the church will follow the service. Interment is planned for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 29th at Saint Mary's Cemetery on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Amy's memory to the Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers in Colorado Springs or the Visiting Nurses at Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts.
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Published in The Gazette on Aug. 25, 2009