Keith Duncan Miller

6 January , 19295 February , 2019

MILLER, Keith Duncan January 6th, 1929 – February 5th, 2019

Keith Duncan Miller passed away peacefully on February 5th, 2019 in Edmonton after a long, well-lived life. Keith is survived by his son Dean and daughter Sheena (Pat) and grandchildren Nathan, Michael, Aiden, Sydney and Spencer. He was predeceased by his loving wife Mary in 2001. He is survived by his brother Don as well as numerous friends, fellow law enforcement colleagues and family. Keith was raised in Calgary, AB and moved to Daysland after his father passed away in 1943. He was a gifted baseball player and artist. Keith joined the City of Edmonton Police Department in 1955 and was in recruitment class #1. Keith was always so proud of his career and lived his life with a high ethical standard. Once a cop, always a cop was Keith’s motto and it was well known that he would step in and take action when needed. Most of all he was a wonderful Dad and Grandpa. He was a people person and always had a story to tell. The celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 10 am at Hainstock’s Funeral Home, 9810 – 34th Avenue NW Edmonton, AB. The Miller family wishes to express their appreciation to the Unit 5E-3 staff at the University of Alberta Hospital and to Ron, his roommate, for looking out for Keith. Memorial donations may be made to the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, 11230- 83rd Avenue NW Edmonton, AB. Please sign your organ donor card.


  • Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, 12 February , 2019

Keith Duncan Miller

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Roland Burandt

8 February 2019

Sergeant MILLER was my second supervisor back in 1982 at police headquarters when I was a young 21 year old constable working with a group of other young members. Keith's influence on me back then continues to this day. He was a patient but firm disciplinarian only in order to shape our minds into people of high standard when it came to professionalism, integrity, fairness and perfection to name just a few. He took policing seriously and was proud to serve. I learned a lot from Keith. I saw how he interacted with the public on a daily basis. He must of coined the term "customer service" because that is what he did day in and day out. If we did not have our reports up to standard he would remind us that "second best just doesn't cut it". Keith taught me so many things which I contribute to my careers successes. I am honored and proud to have worked for Sergeant Keith. I had to smile when I saw how long he was blessed to have lived because this was a kind man that stood up for what was right and truly deserved to have had a long life. My condolences to Keith's family as you have truly lost a gem. Keith if you are looking down at me, did I get the grammar and spelling right this time? God Bless,
Det. Roland Burandt EPS Homicide Section