Submitted by his family
Kevin R. McIntyre‚ 45‚ of Rockford‚ Illinois‚ died April 18‚ 2004. He was a firefighter for the Rockford Fire Department for 24 years. At the age of 38‚ he was promoted to the rank of District Chief‚ making him the youngest ever to hold this position. He was loved and respected by his men.
Kevin was a devoted and loving family man. He is survived by his wife‚ Megan‚ and his children‚ Alex and Molly. He was very involved in his community‚ volunteering for agencies like Big Brothers‚ the Make-a-Wish Foundation‚ and Rockford Area Crimestoppers. He was awarded the Crimestopper of the Year. He was extremely dedicated to his job and will be missed by all.