Timothy J. Gallagher, 21, of Crystal Lake, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, according to the obituary notice published on Legacy.com.
Timothy was the loving son of Jim and Karen, and brother to Kelly. He is the grandson of Albert and the late Lorraine Carberry, and Neil and Mary Ellen Gallagher, the obituary notice said.
Tim leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He graduated from Crystal Lake South High School in 2009. He was a journalism student at Western Illinois University.
Tim was a loyal Cubs, Bears and Blackhawks fan. He also was an avid fisherman, and fan of mixed martial arts. He loved music and spending time with his friends, according to Legacy.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages friends, acquaintances and others to perform a random act of kindness.
A "Celebration of Life" is being planned, the obituary notice stated.
The family requests privacy at this difficult time.
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