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Christopher M. Keyes

Nashville, Tennessee

Age 68

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Christopher M. KeyesNashville - Keyes, Christopher M. (Kit), age 68, passed away September 7, 2019. He was a beloved husband, father and brother. Born in Bellingham, WA to Marion Keyes and Winifred Nolte Keyes, he was the youngest of five children. He grew up in Ketchikan, AK where he excelled as...

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Dad,
I miss you so much. My heart is both breaking and healing in this loss and I can't help but think that's your influence. We were so lucky to have you for as long as we did. I find comfort in knowing that your legacy on Earth is so vast and vital. I promise with all my heart that I will work to continue your legacies, play joyfully with animals, and love as hard as you did. ♥

I remember the first time I met Kit in grade school when we were playing against his church league basketball team. The tall skinny kid with a set of those big knee pads we use to wear back in the day. He was competitive and smart with a great sense of humility and humor from the start, time did not seem to change him, even when encountering difficult challenges in life. So sorry to hear of his passing, he was a good man.

Having grown up in Alaska with Kit, the trait I loved most about him was his authenticity--he was "real." He was brilliant & kind & thoughtful, but he also was always that kid from Ketchikan that we knew & loved.

Truly, Kit was a wonderful light in so many lives, especially his Dear Daughters and those he loved.
His lighthearted way brought joy and laughter often.
His charisma lit up every room he entered.
His brilliance was enlightening everywhere he went.
His kindness could brighten a dark situation.
He could come up with a light bulb idea at the snap of a finger.
He knew the Light of the World ~ Jesus
He will live eternally in Heaven where there is no...