Kevin Paul Condon was born 6/22/1944 in Kansas City, MO to Paul Daniel and Catherine Regina (Fleming) Condon. He and Glenda Gay Beach Condon were married at St Colomba’s Episcopal Church in Inverness, CA 1/31/1969. Besides his wife, Kevin is survived by daughters Carrie Garcia, her husband Christopher and sons Anthony, Michael and Gabriel, Sarah Condon and her children Myah and Olivia Condon-Lorick and Dorian Packer, and his brother Mark Condon. Kevin died at home 12/29/2018.
Kevin graduated in 1962 from Raytown, MO High School where he’d played the alto sax and the bassoon. During junior high and high school, he attended Midwestern Music and Art Camp each summer. He entered the University of Kansas in Lawrence on a music scholarship majoring in music theory and composition. While at KU, he was active in Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity eventually serving as president. He also had his own jazz band. Deciding music was not the career for him, Kevin left school during his senior year. Before returning to KU in 1971, he was a cabbie, a singing waiter, pizza cook, carpet salesman and more.
Kevin received his BA in geography, his MA with a thesis The Personality of Jefferson County Kansas and his PhD with a dissertation The Subjective Tradition in Geography. His adult work life was in oil and gas exploration before the bottom fell out of the industry causing a move from Denver to the Baltimore Washington DC area. There he became a Certified Financial Planner active in his professional organizations. He was named planner of the year several years by Worth magazine.
While in the East, Kevin went on his Walk to Emmaus and then became a volunteer within the organization. He taught Disciple Bible Study which he credits with ‘making him a Christian’ and preached at two small rural Methodist Churches in northern Baltimore County.
In 2002 Kevin returned to Colorado and partnered in a startup company to provide online financial advice before retiring in 2012. Back in Colorado he again was a Walk to Emmaus volunteer before switching to Kairos Prison Ministry International. He served at Sterling before helping organize Kairos at Bent County and Buena Vista. He also served as Colorado’s state president.
Whether in Kansas, Colorado or Maryland, Kevin always sang tenor in the church choir. For several years Kevin was part of The Epiphany Mountain Boys gospel bluegrass group. From his college days he was passionate about the value of men’s groups, organizing them In Windsor, Chevy Chase and Denver. Kevin loved baseball and was loyal to the home team wherever he lived. He loved road trips and read avidly.
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