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Former Model Railroader staffer Keith Thompson dies

Thompson wrote articles and reviews for Model Railroader magazine


Keith Thompson was an associate editor at Model Railroader magazine.

Former Model Railroader associate editor Keith Thompson died June 16.

Keith was a member of the magazine’s editorial staff from 1992 through 1996 and wrote several dozens of stories and reviews. His cheerful demeanor made him a favorite among the staff members and he continued to write for Model Railroader into the 2000s after moving back to his home state of Washington.

Keith had been fighting pancreatic cancer for more than a year. He is survived by his wife Michelle and two daughters. He was 54.

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