Jon Jeffry McIntyre, 65, passed away at his home in Fort Collins on April 13, 2019.
Jon was born May 9 1953 in Peoria Illinois to Doctor Herald (Doc) McIntyre and Virginia McIntyre. The family moved to Allenspark in 1965 and Jon attended school at the Allenspark School House and then in Estes Park, graduating in 1972. He then studied at the Colorado Mountain College and Aims Community College.
Jon had the benefit of working in many interesting fields in his career ranging from ski lift operator, surveyor, photographer - taking pictures of rafters on the west slope, and maintenance engineer at McMurdo Station in Antarctica for ten years.
He was also a gifted musician specializing in slide blues guitar. Jon is remembered by most for his outrageous sense of humor and thirst for adventure.
Jon is survived by his close friend Tim Weaver of Fort Collins; his sister Kimberley Reinhold (John) of Sun City West, AZ; his brother Todd McIntyre of Fort Collins; five nieces, two great nieces; and five great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Linda.
Jon will be remembered at a celebration of life and blues jam concert at Meeker Park Lodge Rec Hall Saturday, July 27, from 12 noon to 4 p.m.