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Keith C. Bishop ’44

Keith C. Bishop ’44, January 6, 2004, in Saratoga, California. Buz entered Reed in the U.S. Army premeteorology program, studying mathematics and physics before entering active service as a B-17 navigator during World War II. His service in the Korean War earned him the Distinguished Flying Cross and three Air Medals. In 1946 he married, and in 1956, moved to the Santa Clara Valley. Buz worked as a real estate broker for 40 years, retiring from the mortgage banking firm, Bishop & Bishop, in 1998, when macular degeneration caused his blindness. His interests included baseball, golf, and solving the daily New York Times crossword puzzle, which he did with a fountain pen. Survivors include his two sons, and four grandchildren. His wife predeceased him in 1997.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2004

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