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Mrs. Alma Keilty

Mr. Keilty, husband of Anna (White) Keilty, passed away on July 1, 1996. Keilty was born December 8, 1937, in Watertown, a son of Mortimer M. Keilty of Naugatuck and the late Eleanor (Drapeau) Keilty. He had a distinguished career as an educator and an innovator in management development and workplace quality. He taught at Heminway Park School in Watertown and taught mathematics at Swift Junior High School in Oakville, where he also served as vice principal. He served as a professor at the University of Bridgeport and other academic institutions, and was a recipient of National Teacher of the Year honors. He worked closely with the late renowned anthropologist Margaret Mead. He received an Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a M.A. from Fairfield University and a B.S. from Western Connecticut State University.

Mr. Keilty was executive vice president, quality and human resources, at American Express Co. from 1991-1996. From 1981 to 1991, he was was management director and founder of Keilty, Goldsmith & Co., a California-based management consulting firm. His work provided the basis for leadership development in many corporations and organizations throughout the world. He was a U.S. Army peacetime veteran.

Salutation for thank you letter: Mrs. Alma Keilty

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