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 three weeks after the shootings he was released to a rehabilitation hospital, and a month later he went home.
Cause of Death: Complications from gunshot wounds
Born: September 1938
Died: September 6, 2008
Location: St. Louis, Minnesota