PETER KELLAWAY, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, pioneer in the development of the medical fields of clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy, internationally recognized expert in electroencephalography and Baylor faculty member for 55 years died June 25, 2003 from complications related to lymphoma, a disorder he battled for over a decade. He was 82 years old. Preceded in death by his parents, Cecil Kellaway and Doreen Elizabeth Kellaway and by his beloved son Kevin Sean, Dr. Kellaway is survived by the love and light of his life, his wife of 45 years, Jo Anne and their children and grandchildren: David Peter Kellaway, his wife Laurie Anne and their children Elycia, Jamie and Chilli, of Las Vegas, Nevada; Dr. Judianne Kellaway, her husband Douglas Mason and their sons Samuel Peter and John Kevin; Christina Kellaway Loescher, her husband Wolfgang Loescher and their daughter Katie Arwen; and Jaime Lauriston Kellaway, all of Houston, Texas. Dr. Kellaway also leaves behind his brother Bryan Kellaway of Los Angeles, CA as well as his best friend, colleague, and son of his heart, Dr. Eli M. Mizrahi. A Memorial Visitation will be held at Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Directors, 1010 Bering Drive in Houston, on Monday, the 30th of June 2003, from 4 o'clock in the afternoon until 9 o'clock in the evening. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2140 Westheimer Road in Houston, at half past 10 o'clock in the morning on Tuesday, the 1st of July 2003. The family requests that, in lieu of usual remembrances, donations be made to the Peter Kellaway Research Endowment. Donations can be mailed to Katie Pierson, Senior Administrative Coordinator, Section of Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas, 77030.
Published in Houston Chronicle from Jun. 27 to Jun. 28, 2003.