Keith Morris McDowell
Keith Morris McDowell died Sept. 22. He was 97.
McDowell was born on May 4, 1923, in Hayden, Arizona. He served in WWII on Iwo Jima. After his discharge from the service, he lived in Culver City, where he met and married Lorna Jones. They were married for 70 years. They moved to Livermore in 1959, where he went to work for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. At retirement, he became a hypnotist and taught self-hypnosis for the Livermore Parks and Recreation Department.
He is survived by his wife, Lorna; his two daughters, Deborah Bashaw and Penny Avery; two grandsons, Kevin Bashaw and wife Leeann, and Shawn Bashaw and wife Erica; granddaughter, Katie Kossev and her husband Veso; and six great grandchildren.