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Richard Lee Keyser

Richard Lee Keyser, American hospital executive.


  • Keyser, Richard Lee was born on November 4, 1941 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Son of Edward Arnold and Mildred Lee (Hernly) Keyser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Accounting, University Ill, 1963. Master in Accounting, University Ill, 1964.


    • Manager Arthur Andersen & Company, San Francisco, 1965-1971. Health services coordinator Sisters of Mercy, Burlingame, California, 1971-1976. Vice president operations Health Care Development, Newport Beach, 1976-1977.

      Senior vice president Amherst Associates, Walnut Creek, 1977-1983. President Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, since 1983. Board directors Community Care Network, San Diego, 1984-1988.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member budget panel United Bay Area Crusade, San Francisco, 1972-1973. Member American College Hospital Administrators, American Hospital Association, California Hospital Association, California Association Hospitals and Health Systems (board directors 1987-1989), California Association Catholic Hospitals (board directors since 1984), Hospital Council San Diego/Imperial Counties (trustee 1985-1989), Rotary.



    Golf, skiing.


    • Married Joan Carolyn Whitson, April 2, 1967. Children: Brian Lester, Lauren Elizabeth.
    • father: Edward Arnold Keyser
    • mother: Mildred Lee (Hernly) Keyser
    • spouse: Joan Carolyn Whitson
    • children: Brian Lester Keyser
    • Lauren Elizabeth Keyser
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    Born November 4, 1941