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About Tim St. John

Tim St. John was a remarkable and determined young man who touched the lives of many during his short 20 years. His life was deeply rooted in family, friends, and a strong faith in God. Tim had an infectious enthusiasm for life that drew people toward him; his energy and spirit always filled the room! He was selfless, passionate, goal-driven and a natural leader. His love for others, intellectual curiosity, athleticism, and sense of humor will not be forgotten.

Tim was attending Purdue University, having completed his sophomore year as a mechanical engineering student and member of the ATO fraternity. Along with his strong academic accomplishments, Tim competed with the Purdue Triathlon Club and earned national ranking as an All-American with USA Triathlon, a sport he loved with a passion. From Northbrook, Illinois, Tim was a scholar athlete (competing in cross-country, wrestling and track all four years) and was a Young Life senior leader during his time at Glenbrook North High School.

On June 19, 2022, Tim’s life was ended by a careless motorist during a triathlon training ride in North Dakota where he was working in an engineering co-op position.