Keith P. Anderson

October 16, 1933December 20, 2012

Keith Anderson Okemos, Michigan

Passed away December 20, 2012, at the age of 79. He was born in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota on October 16, 1933 to Phillip and Helen Anderson. He is preceded in death by his son, Scott Anderson.

Keith began his college career early and earned his Bachelor’s degree in 1954 from St. Cloud Teachers College in St. Cloud MN. He then went on to earn his first Master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from Superior State University in 1958 and a second Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Education Administration from Michigan State University in 1965.

Dr. Anderson’s career in MSU’s College of Education spanned over 40 years. During that time he taught both undergraduate and graduate students. He held various administrative roles in the college as well.

Keith is survived by his wife of 57 years, Audrey Anderson; his daughters, Sharryn Schofield of Haslett and Karen (Jim) Shepherd of East Lansing and son, Craig Anderson of Traverse City. He is also survived by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service and burial will be held in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota at a later date. In lieu of flowers, those who desire to make a contribution in Keith’s memory, can send a donation to MSU College of Music Advancement Office, Music Building, 333 W. Circle Dr, Rm 105, East Lansing, MI 48824 .

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing, Michigan. On line condolences may be made at


  • A memorial service will be held in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota

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Lynn Callihan

January 30, 2013

So sorry Mrs Anderson.

Ive been looking for your son Scott for a while.

Lynn Callihan