John R. McKinstry

Jack McKinstry, 85, passed away on July 11, 2019. Jack was born in Park Ridge, IL on October 9, 1933, to Donald E. and Lisa J. McKinstry.

After attending Lawrence University, Jack had a successful career as a corporate executive. His work took him to San Francisco and New York, finally retiring in Scottsdale, AZ. Jack married his beloved wife, Ruth, in 1954, and shared 65 years of marriage. Both Ruth and Jack were very active members in their church and their strong faith was a large part of their lives. Ruth predeceased Jack in March of this year.

He is survived by his son, Mark, of Gilbert, AZ; daughter, Karen (Michael), of Santa Barbara; three grand-children, Carlos (Jamie), Gaylen (Robby), and Kevin; and a great-grandson, Levi. Per their request, there will be no services.

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