Obituary of Kelly Regan McGaughey-Jones
Kelly Regan, age 45, of Eagan, lost her life on February 21, 2020 after a brave and resolute two-year struggle with breast cancer.
Predeceased by parents, Gary E. McGaughey and Elaine L. McGaughey Coleman.
Survived by loving husband, Jason A.M. Jones; cherished sons, Maxfield Evan and Hugo Ezra; uncles, Dennis L. Johnson of Big Lake, MN and Timothy L. Johnson (Mary) of Estero, FL; aunt, Claudia L. Corrigan of Bloomington, MN; cousins, Suzy Corrigan of London, UK and Elizabeth Corrigan-Malone of Prior Lake, MN; T.R. Johnson of Chicago, IL; Juel and Lysa Johnson of Big Lake, MN.
Kelly also leaves a perfect circle of lifelong friends who drew her close in her final days and hours of need: Danielle Leitner Baxter of Milwaukee, WI, Helen Eide and Kirk Kuhl of Baxter, MN, Amy Maxine of Minneapolis, Kirk and Jess Holslin of Mendota Heights, Mike and Heather Anderson of White Bear Lake, Bill and Maureen Herrmann of Prior Lake, MN, Sue Schweitzer of Minneapolis, MN, Liv Lane of Hopkins, MN, Lei Ouyang Bryant of Swarthmore, PA, and Amy Beckman of Cambridge, MN. Born and raised in St. Louis Park, MN, Kelly is remembered fondly and with love by overlapping communities of colleagues, friends, in-laws and neighbours.
Though we mourn today, Kelly requested that we plant trees in her memory, donate to cancer and environmental charities including Dodge Nature Center and The Epic Experience epicexperience.org, and gather on July 19th, 2020 at the Parkway Theatre at 4818 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417 for a celebration of her all-too-brief but wonderful life. Arrival begins at noon with a service at 1:00 PM.