The Curry Coastal Pilot

Leslie Keith Hislop passed away March 31, 2012, at his home. He was 74.

Keith was born June 7, 1937, to Les and Louise Hislop in Phoenix, Ariz.

He married Sandra Jean Way in 1983, in Reno, Nev. They have been married 29 years and, together, owned the Nautical Inn.

Keith enjoyed spending time with his family, which included snowmobiling at Diamond Lake, where the family had a cabin. He also enjoyed golfing with friends and family. Keith often helped Sandra with her involvement with the Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

He is survived by his loving wife Sandra of Brookings; children Pam and David Palmer of Applegate; Karen and Ron Woodin of Joseph; Lori Dunlap of Medford; and Brian Hislop of Medford; stepchildren Nicola Hedberg and Kevin Hedberg of Dallas; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

As a simple man, Keith requested no service to be held for him.

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Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.