Kevin Everett Beck, a 1983 graduate of Phoenix High School, passed away May 9, 2017 at the Kindred Hospital in La Mirada, California. Kevin was born December 4, 1964 in West Covina, Calif. at the Queen of the Valley Hospital.

Kevin spent most of his formative years growing up in southern Oregon and resided in the Talent/Phoenix area. Kevin had an infectious smile, a heart of gold, and was a friend to all who knew him. At Phoenix High School Kevin was an outstanding athlete who lettered in football, basketball, and baseball. In his senior year Kevin was a proud member of Phoenix High School's State Championship Participant Football team. Kevin was stricken with schizophrenia at a young age and courageously battled the relentless disease his entire adult life.

Kevin is survived by his brothers Roger, Stuart, and Larry and their families. He joins his parents, Gail and John Beck in Heaven.

In honor of Kevin please contribute to the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation at 90 Park Avenue 16th Floor, New York, New York 10016, www.bbrfoundation.org/donate.