Evan Curtis Green, 62, passed away on Valentine's Day at his home in Woods Cross with loved ones by his side. He was sealed to his wife, Karen Burke Green, 31 years ago, also on Valentine's Day. Evan was born Nov. 28. 1960 in Grand Forks, ND to John Alden Green and Michele Therese Jugant Green.
He was the father to five sons: Devin Carde - UT; Daniel Carde - Beirut, Lebanon; Curtis (spouse Amber Abrath) - Spokane, WA; Micah - Salt Lake City, UT; and Brenden Green (spouse Sarah Livingston) - Danbury, CT.
He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the New Zealand Christchurch Mission. Evan enjoyed many years of playing soccer before and after his mission. He was a versatile player at Orem High School, contributing as a team captain to an undefeated season and winning the 1979 Utah State Championship. Evan enjoyed traveling, and said Italy is one of the most interesting places he visited.
He was a BYU sports fan and faithfully followed the Utah Jazz, even enjoying the Jazz game the night before he died.
Evan was a kind, loving, and tolerant man who never gossiped or spoke ill of anyone. He maintained a bright and positive attitude despite nearly 11 years of cancer treatments and multiple surgeries. Evan worked as a hospice registered nurse for 25 of his 38 years of nursing. His patients, and their families, appreciated and loved him for his compassion and knowledge.
He was grateful for his lifelong friends who loved and supported him throughout his life. His love for his family and friends sustained him during his most difficult times in life.
Survived by his wife, five sons, two granddaughters, a grandson on the way, seven siblings and his mother. He was preceded in death by his father and his brother, Jeff, who Evan greatly admired and spoke of frequently.
Funeral services and reception will be at Foxboro Stake Center: 954 W. 1100 N., North Salt Lake on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Reception begins at 9 a.m., funeral following at 11 a.m.
Services will not be live streamed.