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Greg McCoy

Greg McCoy, 62, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Woodstock.

He was born March 9, 1951, to Robert K. and Modelle (Medlar) McCoy. 
In 1977, he married Tricia Burden in Woodstock.
He was a lifelong resident of Woodstock. His family came to the area in the early 1850s. His great-grandfather started Medlar Photo Studios in Woodstock.
He was a master craftsman and owned and operated the Greg McCoy Glass Studio where he created original stained glass architectural pieces and restored antique lampshades and windows. He was most proud to have restored the Tiffany Mermaid window in the Field Museum in Chicago.
He also was associated with Rich’s Incredible Pyro as a special effects pyro technician for more than 16 years.
He had a great love for boating and enjoyed spending time at his cottage in Lake Geneva.
Survivors include his wife, Tricia; a daughter, Lori Hagele; grandchildren, Kate and Morgan; a sister, Nancy McCoy; and his lifelong friend, Tim Meyers.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of his life was held Nov. 2 at Stage Left Café, Woodstock.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.

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