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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.


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, California, 1976-1977;senior vice president, Amherst Associations, Walnut Creek, California, 1977-1983;president, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, since 1983. Board directors Community Care Network, San Diego, 1984-1988.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf; skiing.


Married Joan Carolyn Whitson, April 2, 1967. Children: Brian Lester, Lauren Elizabeth.