Garrison Keillor's Brother John Dies At 71
March 4, 2009 at 12:06 PM (PT)
Condolences to "A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION" host GARRISON KEILLOR on the death of his older brother JOHN PHILIP KEILLOR JR. of head injuries suffered in a fall while skating with his grandchild in MADISON, WI. JOHN KEILLOR, who was 71, died FRIDAY from the injuries, which he sustained on FEBRUARY 15.
The elder KEILLOR worked at the SEA GRANT INSTITUTE until his 2003 retirement; he also co-founded PORCHLIGHT INC., a homeless shelter in MADISON, where he served as a board member and volunteer.