Kevin Patrick Archambault, June 27, 1977 - January 10, 2022. Husband to Randolph Loder, son of William and Mary Jo Archambault, brother to Bill (Jamie) Archambault, Colleen (Tom) Watson, and Michaela (Mike) Montour. Nephew of John (Denise) Archambault. Also, nephew of Pierre Archambault, Anne Marie Huth, and Kathleen Kalen, all deceased. Kevin is survived by nephews and nieces: Will Archambault, Katie Archambault (Arnold Ng), Cameron Watson, Sabrina Watson, and Logan Montour along with many cousins.
Kevin graduated from the Denver School of the Arts (drama) in 1995. He attended St. Edwards University in Austin Texas where he majored in Theater and Drama. Kevin graduated Cum Laude and was awarded the Deacon Crain award recognizing him as the outstanding theater student in 1999. After graduation he worked for several years for the Austin Musical Theater Company acting and teaching. During these years he worked on over 60 productions, mostly as an actor and teacher. In 2001 he moved to New York City and then to the Hudson Valley area. He auditioned for a play at the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck and that began many years of acting, directing, choreographing, and teaching at the theater. He did 34 productions in his time at the Center plus other productions in the area. At the time of his death, he was Artistic Director for the Center. Kevin also taught as an adjunct professor at SUNY Dutchess.
Kevin was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in October 2020. He remained positive to the end as he fought his last battle.
There will be a Celebration of Life picnic held at the Center for Performing Arts, 661 Route 308, Rhinebeck, NY 12572. The Celebration will take place on June 11, 2022 at noon.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial for him in Denver, CO on March 16, 2022, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 4900 Montview Blvd., Denver, CO 80220. There will be a rosary at 10:00 a.m., with Mass at 10:30 a.m. A reception will follow in Campbell Hall. The inurnment will be on March 17 at 1:00 p.m. in the Madonna Mausoleum at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 12801 W. 44th Ave., Wheatridge, CO 80033.
Kevin will be greatly missed by his husband, family, and his family of friends. He was a bright light who touched us all, and, although he is gone, his light lives on in all our hearts. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that you donate to the Center of Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, 661 Rt. 308, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 or www.centerforperformingarts.org .
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