Summary: former mayor of Kirkwood, Missouri who served four terms on the Kirkwood City Council before he first was elected mayor in 2000 and was re-elected in 2004 for another four-year term, who had survived two gunshot wounds to the head during a February 7 shooting rampage at Kirkwood City Hall in which five of the city's public servants and the lone gunman were killed, whose survival seemed unlikely but who was released to a rehabilitation hospital three weeks after the shootings and went home a month later.
Cause of Death: Complications from gunshot wounds
Born: September 29, 1938
Died: September 6, 2008
Location: St. Louis, Missouri