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Anonymous (not verified)

February 21, 2020

I never had the honor of knowing Kevin but he sounds like quite a guy. Rest in peace. You will never ever be forgotten. God Bless Kevin & his family & friends.

Posted by Cheryl Castilleja

Anonymous (not verified)

February 21, 2020

My husband and I attended Western Oregon State College in Monmouth, OR with Kevin. We shared a love of music with him; he with the talent. Kevin and my husband bonded over the Dead. Kevin and I had the same witty, snarky since of humor. We think of him often. We were just in Monmouth for the eclipse and thought how much he would of loved that. Kevin had strong family ties and spoke so fondly about Marcia, Neil, and Barry. But he had a particular love for his mama; that was something I enjoyed talking to him about. Monmouth was too small for Kevin. We always felt so pedestrian with him and knew he'd do something grand in a big place. He did that. So glad to have known him, even if for a short while.

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Place of Residence:
New York, NY
Location on 9/11:
Cantor Fitzgerald
The New York Times Portraits of Grief
Kevin S. Cohen Memorial Scholarship

Born in Edison, New Jersey on July 2, 1973 to Marcia and Barry Cohen. Kevin was very close to his older brother Neil. He moved to NYC six months prior to 9/11.

Kevin went through the Edison School System and graduated from J.P. Steven's in June of 1991. After graduation he went to West Virginia University and later transferred to Western Oregon University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications. He further extended his knowledge in software and computers by attending Alpha Train and became a Certified Microsoft System Engineer.

Work History
1997-1999 worked for IBM in New Jersey, and after a short time was promoted to Group Leader of the Servers Group. 5/2000-9/11/2001 Work for E- Speed a division of Cantor Fitzgerald in the Desk Top Support Department.

Kevin enjoyed listening to music. He also played percussion instruments and the keyboard. His favorite group was the Grateful Dead. He loved to travel and attended many concerts all across the country following his favorite groups. He employed his knowledge in electronics by creating multi channel recordings on his computer equipment.