Keith passed away at
home after a long illness on dec. 10, 2005. In lieu of flowers
the family suggests memorial contributions to the American Lung
Association 2007 Broadway Kansas City, MO 64108.
We will always remember
his dedication to the Society and Prospector. He did an awesome
job, was a great freind, and we will miss him greatly.
is Editor of The Prospector, the official publication of the Society.
He has been interested in trains since his childhood. Over the
years he followed a variety of railroads including the Wabash,
Burlington, Kaw Valley and Western, and Santa Fe. In
the 1970's his interest was drawn to the diminutive teakettles
that labored in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado,
particularly the Silverton Railway and the Silverton Northern.
in Otto Mears' railroad operations in, and around, Silverton,
Colorado, gradually expanded to Denver and Rio Grande Railroad
1995 Keith started the "un" Official Internet Home of
the Denver & Rio Grande Western web site. With the generous
help of many individuals the web site grew and grew until it provided
visitors with a broad range of information about the Rio Grande.
That web site is now part of the even larger drgw.org web site.
the YahooGroups DRGW mailing list in May, 1998. The list has grown
to well over 600 members and is the home to a broad range of discussions
on a variety of Rio Grande-related topics.
in Kansas City, Kansas and owns Information
Systems Services, a computer consulting company. In his spare
time he is designing an N-scale layout based on Pueblo in the
late 1960's. He is a member of the Santa
Fe Railway Historical & Modeling Society.