Kevin S. McGlinn, a resident of Draper, Utah, peacefully passed away on Friday, July 9 at Intermountain Hospital in
Murray surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was 60 years old.
Born in Camden, New Jersey on August 1, 1960 to Virginia (Driscoll) McGlinn and Edmund McGlinn, Kevin was the
youngest of six children and spent most of his early years in LaFayette Hill, Pennsylvania and Ocean City, New
Jersey. After attending LaSalle Catholic College Preparatory High School, Kevin went to the University of Miami
and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Communication and was an avid football fan. He then went to work in the
travel industry starting with Trans World Airlines and continuing to Worldspan where he met the love of his life
and future bride, Kim Pullen. He then went on to a long career with Royal Caribbean International where he was a
multiple award-winning Sr. National Account Manager handling their largest e-commerce accounts until he retired
in January 2020. Most recently, Kevin worked for Traeger Grills and was able to share his passion of grilling
through sales. He is well known for his famous grilled jalapeño poppers (along with his beautiful blue eyes and
fantastic sense of humor).
Kevin and Kim were married for twenty-seven years until his death and shared a love of travel and adventure.
Throughout their marriage, which includes two children, Kyle (24) and Kendall (18), they traveled extensively
around the world and lived in Atlanta, Georgia, Sarasota, Florida, and currently in Draper, Utah. Kevin enjoyed
mountain biking and hiking and especially loved to ski on the “champagne powder” in Utah with his son. He also
loved to take our precious puppies, Baxter and Beau, to the dog park with his daughter. Although he didn’t like to
admit it, he also enjoyed our kitty, Calypso, and liked to bribe her for affection using treats.
Kevin was steadfast in his faith as a Christian and member of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Draper. He
is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jim McGlinn. He is survived by his wife, Kim (Pullen) McGlinn, his
children, Kyle and Kendall McGlinn, his siblings, Virginia McGlinn, Maureen Rome (Don), Michael McGlinn, and
Edmund McGlinn. Kevin also adored his family through marriage and is survived by his mother and father-in-law,
Beth and Stan Pullen and brother-in-law, Mike Pullen (Beth) and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Draper, Utah on Monday, July 12 at 10:30 am and
will be followed by Mass at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Brain Tumor
Association (www.abta.org) to support research for Glioblastoma Multiforme in Kevin’s memory and would be
Dear Kim and family,
I'm so very sorry for your profound loss. I can only extend my heartfelt wishes for comfort in reflecting on your cherished memories. Hold and support each other through this difficult time.
I was saddened and shocked to hear you passed away Kevin. You were the best rep I've ever had the pleasure to work with. I will never forget your kindness, positive attitude, compliments, good sense of humor and helpfulness. My heartfelt condolences and healing prayers to your family. Lisa Olmos
Kim, Kyle and Kendal
I cannot imagine the pain you are feeling with the loss of Kevin, husband and father but I hope in some ways the memories of his love and caring will give you some comfort during these dark days. I hope your faith gives you the strength you need but also remember the love that everyone feels for your family and take comfort in how much he was loved.
There is little I can do being so far away but I am always here if you ever need it. Thinking of you with love, God bless, Sam, Frans , Matthias & Ellie xx
Kim, Ginny, Reenie, Michael and Ed - I was so shocked and sad to hear the news of Kevin's passing. I have nothing but fun memories of our childhood together in Lafayette Hill. The closeness of our families made Kev seem like a brother and and I'm sure Ginny and Edna will be ready to spoil him with love as they all meet again, albeit much too soon for Kevin. I'm very, very sorry for your loss. Rest in Peace Kev.
Love to all of you,
Words are not enough to express the sorrow and pain I feel for the entire McGlinn family. Kevin was so special and I will always remember the wonderful times I spent with him and the rest of the family. I pray that somehow, someday you will find peace, comfort and joy knowing how many live he touched and how much laughter his humor brought about. Much love to you all.
My deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family.
Kim no words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. I pray that your heart and soul will find peace and comfort during this difficult time. My condolences for you and your family.
Dear Kim, Kyle, and Kendall,
Jim and I are so very sorry for your loss. It is such a shock to lose somebody with such little notice. Kevin was an amazing, caring person who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. If there is ever anything we can do for you, please reach out. Gioblastoma sounds like such a terrible diagnosis, and we are glad that at least Kevin did not suffer for too long. We are also happy that he was able to see so much family over Memorial Day as well as have family visit at the hospital. We are sad to miss his funeral. His generous, fun spirit will live on in his children!
Love, Diana and Jim
Dear Kim, Kyle and Kendall,
We are so sorry and shocked to hear of Kevin's passing. It seems like just yesterday, I could see him out grilling in your backyard - as he was often prone to do. We are deeply saddened and wish to send our condolences as Kevin was a great friend and neighbor to us and know what a great husband and father he was to you. We will miss his friendly smile, humorous conversation and famous grilled jalapeno poppers. Please don't hesitate to reach out if you need anything. Sending our prayers - Dave and Estella.
Kim & Family, So sorry to hear of the loss of Kevin.
Randall & I have many fond memories of him & you together in the your earlier years at Worldspan and starting out together as man & wife.
(your wedding will never be forgotten, Freaknik )
Your 1st house in Kennesaw and how happy you both were.
May your memories forever hold you close, and we will be thinking of you & family and praying for all.
Dear Kim, my deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family. My family is very saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Sincerely, Alonge family (Irina, Billy, Elizabeth, Sophia)
Sincere sympathies to the McGlinn family on the loss of your beloved Kevin. Kind thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you will be comforted in some small way by your loving memories so beautifully set out in the obituary.
Our heartfelt condolences on your loss from the Mulcahy family. We pray for peace and comfort for you and your all at this difficult time.
Sending condolences to all of the McGlinn family. You are all in my prayers. May your wonderful memories of Kevin help you though the very difficult days. God Bless!
With heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Kevin. May the love, prayers and support of your family and friends bring you comfort during this most difficult time.
Kim, Kyle and Kendall , We were so sadden to learn of Kevin’s illness and his all too quick passing. Our hearts break for your family. May you take comfort in your memories of Kevin and the blessings of having known him as husband and father . We will continue to pray for you and your family. I pray God will wrap his arms around you so that you might feel his presence.
Our very heartfelt condolences.
The Mehl family
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We will all miss Kevin’s pure, caring heart and friendly humor. Love, Jane
Thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through these next difficult days. Love to you and your family.
Please know that you and your family are still in my thoughts and prayers!!
To all the family- Praying for all of you during this sad time of loss of a great guy. Sending hugs for your peace and comfort.🙏🙏