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Dr. Dieter H. Keller

Obituary offered by George Mirijanian of Massachusetts Chess Association.

Dr. Dieter Heinrich Keller of Leominster, Massachusetts, died Feb. 4, 2008 after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 18, 1932 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and had lived most of his life in Leominster. He graduated from Leominster High School in 1950, Amherst College in 1953 and Tufts Medical School in 1957. He served his internship at Cambridge City Hospital and residencies in pathology at Cambridge City Hospital, New England Medical Society in Boston and Malden Hospital. After completing his residency, he briefly worked at Burbank Hospital in Fitchburg and later became chief pathologist at Henry Heywood Hospital in Gardner, where he was employed for more than 30 years before his retirement in 1999. He was a member of the Worcester North Chapter of the Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr. Keller had also been a member of the Wachusett Chess Club, a longtime USCF affiliate. Funeral services and burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, were private.

Dr. Dieter H. Keller - may you Rest In Peace.