In Memory

Alexander Clark McKee - Class Of 1956

Alexander Clark McKee

Alexander Clark McKee passed away peacefully at home on June 10, 2012.

Clark was born on June 10, 1938 in San Francisco, the only child of Alexander W. and Martha (Ochs) McKee. He grew up in South Pasadena and graduated from South Pasadena High School in 1956. He received an A.A, from Pasadena City College in 1959 and a B.A. from Los Angeles State College in 1961. Clark attended U.S.C.G. Officer Candidate School in 1962 and remained in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves as a navigator until 1973.

Clark and his first wife, Alison (Neal) moved to Reno in 1972. He was the owner/operator of Clark's Livestock Photography until he retired in 2007.

Clark was a devoted son, husband and friend. He loved the history of Old California, the Spanish language, photographing the Nevada landscapes, old westerns and riding spade bit horses.

Clark is survived by his wife Terri (Fink) and the children of his heart Sean Smith, Ron Johnson, Aaron Winchell and Dorothy Rogers. He will be greatly missed by his feathered companion Spike and his horses Shadow and Sebastian.

Reno Gazette-Journal, July 18, 2012