Declan Fox hails from Trim, Co. Meath. His father John Fox is from Co. Meath and his mother Francis Fox from Co. Tipperary. He is the second youngest of one brother and three sisters, all of which, reside in Ireland.
Declan studied carpentry in his home country and moved to Phoenix in 1994 to establish his contracting business, Fox’s Fine Home Design. He dabbled as a thespian in the Irish play, A Man of No Importance presented by Desert Stages in Scottsdale.
He is part owner of an Irish Pub, the Irish Wolfhound Pub, in Surprise and is a three time Ironman, raising money for the SmileTrain Charity to benefit children with cleft palate and or lip in underdeveloped countries.
He sings and plays the bodhran and enjoys supporting the local Irish music community.
He is deeply humbled and incredibly honored to be chosen as for the Anam Cara award and will do anything he can to support the Irish community, the ICC and the McClelland library.