Obituary: MCCANN, D. STEVEN

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 2 2014 9:56 a.m. MDT

D. Steven McCann 04/29/1956~04/12/2011

Steven McCann blessed the lives of friends, family and everyone he came in contact with. He was kind hearted and cherished the time spent with friends and family. Steven was born to Danny D. & Carolyn D. McCann, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1974 with a 4.0 G.P.A. and was a member of the National Honor Society. Due to academic excellence, he was offered a chance to study abroad with the Choate University in Russia were he accepted a 3 month appointment. He also toured Europe and other exotic destinations. He graduated Cum Laude at the top of his class with a B.S. in Meteorology with a minor in Geo-physics from the University of Utah. He loved the weather in Utah and became a meteorologist for the National Weather service. He also attended LDS Business College and received a degree in Computer Science which he later put to use in his current job with the State of Utah Division of Air Quality. He loved his co-workers and enjoyed helping others. He always came to work with a smile and rarely missed a day. Steven had a passion for U of U football and attended every game with his father, brother Brian, nephew Quinn and good friends Harold and Ethan. He was looking forward to this Saturday's red and white game. Go Utes! Steven loved to travel to his second home in St. George where he enjoyed Utah's National Parks and spending time with his niece Kylie and favorite dog Maggie. Steven's favorite hobby was to collect Olympic memorabilia. He was a member of the LDS church and held the office of Elder. Survived by parents; brother, Brian (Brenda); niece, Kylie; and nephew Quinn. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Leona and Fred Murray and Grace and Joseph Fluit. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 S. State Street, where friends and family may call from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Interment: Murray City Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.jenkins-soffe.com