Lowell Kenneth (Ken) McGuire passed away June 24, 2012. He was born in Nebraska on Feb. 19, 1936 to Kenneth and Doris McGuire. He went to school in McCook, Neb. and then married Fern E. Nelson. They spent the next 2 years in the Marine Corps. He was the father to three fine Boys. Ken was a career aerospace engineer working on Mercury, Apollo, shuttle and the B1 bomber in California and New Mexico. Throughout his aerospace career, he actively studied the ways of Zen and became an ordained Buddhist priest and spent the next 30 years in the service of all sentient being. During his clerical career, he was transmitted to the rank of Roshi (Zen Master) in the Soto Zen lineage of Rev. Dr. Soyu Matsuoka-roshi (Japanese) and Grand Master in Vietnamese Zen. Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory, corner of Solano and Bowman Aves., Las Cruces, NM. 526-2419. To sign the local online guest book go to www.GetzCares.com.
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GETZ FUNERAL HOME - LAS CRUCES
1410 E. BOWMAN AVE. LAS CRUCES, NM 88001
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on June 26, 2012