Obituary: Thomas McCoy

By Staff

Thomas McCoy, a staff member at the Centers, School of Public Affairs at CU Denver for 11 years, died April 11 at his home in Westminster.

McCoy was born in Philadelphia in 1938 and lived in Hodgdon, Maine, and in Colorado in Steamboat Springs and Denver. He held various jobs including a college English teacher, an acting teacher, a writer and producer of television shows, and a political press secretary. He also was a published poet and playwright.

He is survived by his wife, Catherine; two children from a previous marriage and three grandchildren. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.