Please Remember John McGivern in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom July 26, 2011 Please remember in your prayers John McGivern, brother of Gene McGivern, sports information director at the University of St. Thomas, and brother-in-law of Barb Lammers McGivern ’90, M.B.A. ’09. John McGivern John McGivern, 49, died June 29 at a hospice in Scottsdale, Ariz. A memorial service will be held Friday, July 29, in Davenport, Iowa. John attended St. Thomas for three years, from 1980 to 1983. Two of his brothers are St. Thomas graduates, Tom ’69 and Jay ’78. A U.S. Navy veteran, he is survived by a son and a daughter in Albert Lea, Minn., as well as by two sisters and six brothers. A guest book and obituary can be viewed on the Quad-City Times website.