William E. Keller | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 16 | p. 37 | Obituaries
Issue Date: April 18, 2016

William E. Keller

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS, obituaries
William Keller
Credit: Santa Fe Community Foundation
Photo of William Keller.
William Keller
Credit: Santa Fe Community Foundation

William E. Keller, 90, died on Dec. 31, 2015, in Santa Fe, N.M.

“Bill had an astute financial mind, a commitment to education, and a determination to better the world through his charitable works and philanthropy. He passed on his passions as well as his wisdom to his children, his associates, and to many colleagues in the nonprofit world. Bill loved his garden, traveled the world, enjoyed a round of golf, excelled at stock picking, savored good food, and finished his day with a good single malt. Bill had a rich life; gave back to his community, family, and friends; and will be missed by many.”—Margaret Keller, daughter

Most recent title: division leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Education: B.S., chemistry, Harvard University, 1945; Ph.D., chemistry and physics, Harvard, 1948

Survivors: wife, Barbara Van Arsdale; daughters, Margaret, Amber Archer, and Ann Hinnen; son, Eric; and two grandchildren


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