Kevin Scott KearnsJanuary 10, 1966 ~ February 18, 2015 (age 49)
Brunswick - Kevin Scott Kearns, 49, died peacefully at his home, Wednesday, February 18, 2015.
Born in Troy, he was the son of Garry J. and Jo Ann Farina Kearns of Brunswick. He attended School 18, graduated from Northwood School in Lake Placid, NY, and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Upon his graduation, Kevin lived in New York City and worked with several world renowned photographers; Richard Avedon, Duane Michals, and Annie Leibovitz, to name a few. His passion for the arts led him to painting and his expressive paintings were on display at his gallery. He was looking forward to moving into his new Studio located in the Quakenbush building in the heart of historic downtown Troy on April 1st, 2015.
Kevin was employed as a Assistant Director of Development for the American Housing Foundation, Inc. in Troy for 15 years.
Kevin was an incredibly generous individual. He adored his family and was a devoted and loving son, brother and uncle.
He loved to play hockey, ski, golf and was very close to achieving his lifetime goal of obtaining his pilot's license.
In addition to his parents, Kevin, is survived by his brother, Ken; his maternal grandmother, Theresa Farina; and uncle to Jaisah, Juliun, Jager, Blaise and Paige. He was predeceased by his sister, Karen Sessa.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 10:30 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Church 28 State Street Troy with Rev. Mario Julian, Pastor, officiating.