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Arthur Francis Keif

Arthur Francis Keif, Jr. (Bud) passed away on 12/21/15 at his home in Rifle, Colorado, surrounded by his loving wife, Penny (Willard), and sons, Eddie and Jimmy. Bud was a loving husband, and father to Eddie and Salpy (Bedrossian) Keif, Michelle (Keif) and Donald Boynton, and Jimmy and Tara (Ballman) Keif.

He was a very hard-working man, who made everyone around him feel loved, especially 7 grandchildren: Jake & Nick Keif; Christopher and Rehea (Diedrich) Boynton, Brandon and Katelyn (Parrot) Boynton; and Sierra, Jimmy Jr. & Shamus Keif; and 2 great-grandchildren, Gavin and Abigail Boynton. His loving nature and infectious smile will be remembered by all.

Bud was born in Milton, MA, on 11/16/45 to Arthur Sr. and Dorothy (Bouzan) Keif, and had two siblings, David Keif and Patricia (Keif) and Charles Boyd and nephew Scott and niece Melody. He graduated Milton High and attended Bentley College. Bud had a successful engineering career in optical thin films within the aerospace industry, retiring from Litton Industries/Northrup Grumman, Woodland Hills, CA.

In retirement he enjoyed traveling, fishing, gardening and family. A memorial celebration is planned at a later date.


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