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Mark W. Wait, 53, of Kansas City MO passed away July 10th, 2021 at his home from a long illness.
A memorial celebration of life service will be held at Unity Temple on the Country Club Plaza (Charles Filmore Chapel) on Friday, July 16th, 2021. Visitation from 4pm to 4:30pm with service following.
Mark was born August 7th, 1967 in Kansas City Missouri. He grew up in Independence and graduated from Independence Christian School. He attended the Jones Store School of Beauty, becoming a talented stylist for twenty plus years.
His passions included hosting parties, dinners, and special family events. He excelled at flower gardening, cooking, and decorating (shopping too!). He enjoyed many trips (New York, Boston, San Francisco, and Florida). His favorite was special friendships made during several trips to Santa Fe, New Mexico!
He was preceded in death by his father, his older brother, uncles, a favorite aunt, and grandparents on both sides of the family.
Survivors include his unconditional loving mother, Patricia (Wyatt) Wait; his twin brother, Michael; his dedicated partner of 27 years, Keith Rosen; two special aunts, one uncle, two nieces, three nephews, and their families; many cousins, and a great group of friends!
A special thank you to Crossroads Hospice (especially Doug), family members, and faithful friends for their care, compassion, love, and support.