Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at Memorial Park in Colorado Springs for Timothy O’Hara Casey, lecturer, Department of of Visual and Performing Arts.
Casey joined the department in 2006 and taught screenwriting, genre studies and business of Hollywood courses in addition to a long career as a firefighter and paramedic.
An obituary, as prepared by family members, follows
Timothy O’Hara Casey
Tim served as Lecturer at UCCS in VAPA-Film Studies and as a writing mentor to film students for many years, and was a screenwriter, published author, comedian and storyteller. He was an extremely active contributing member of the Colorado Springs community (SEEDS Café and the Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb) served as a firefighter/paramedic for more than thirty years – first with the Broadmoor Fire Rescue and then with the Colorado Springs Fire Department (CSFD).
He is survived by his mother Mildred, in Roswell, NM and by his older sister, Terry, and brother, Shawn in Colorado Springs. He was married first to Carol Lucke Dodge, then to Kiersten Tarvainen and they added three children to the world, Asa William, Keegan Marit, and Delaney Olivia. He had one niece, Heather, and Sean William was his nephew.
Tim was engaged to marry Theresa Sonja Evans.
A service and Celebration of his Life will take place at Memorial Park behind the Velodrome in Colorado Springs, on Saturday, August 15th at 10:00 AM.
Condolences may be sent to Tim’s Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/TimOCasey and to Theresa Sonja Evans’ Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/theresaterry.wytwyckyjevans
If you wish to remember Tim, in lieu of flowers, please visit the following link: http://www.gofundme.com/TimothyO-Casey