John Marvin McEwen, born November 19, 1954 passed away on November 8, 2017.
A memorial service will be held to honor his life at 10:00 am on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary. 6500 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale AZ.
John was born on November 19, 1954 to Peter and Leona McEwen and raised in Edinburgh, North Dakota. He attended North Dakota State University and received a BA in 1977.
He worked at El Chorro Lodge and Restaurant at Flemmings Prime Steak and Wine Bar. Special love to Prestons Steak House and family. He always enjoyed working in the Restaurant Bar Industry, and had the gift of gab or he knew no strangers. John truly enjoyed his golf games with friends. He had a wonderful laugh, loved crosswords and History.
John was preceded in death by his parents Peter Marvin and Leona Mae McEwen, Grandparents Oscar and Myrtle Johnson, and Lorne and Josephine McEwen. Survived by Special Friend of 17 years, Kate McGuire; Brothers Tom (Patricia) McEwen, Cary NC and Jim (Deb) McEwen, Otsego, MN; Nieces Sara (Corey) Cunningham, Angie (Marqus) Thomas, Jenny (Joe) Jakubek, and Lauren (Thomas) Reahard; Nephews Scott McEwen, Tyler McEwen, Matthew (Christine) McEwen, Peter (Kim) McEwen, and Nicholas (Kacie) McEwen; 8 great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and special great friends Leon Eckman, Scott Frances and many more. John was loved by many. He will be greatly missed.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the wonderful staff at Honor Health Scottsdale Shea Hospital for keeping him comfortable in his final days.
The celebration of John’s life, Memorial Service will be held 10: 00 am, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary located at 6500 E. Bell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Visit www.hansenmortuary.com for online condolences.Print Obituary & Condolences